Are you a book lover? Are you a painter? Are you a theatre-goer? If you are one, you must block your dates on 27th,28th& 29th in the next month to attend Hyderabad Literary Festival. This festival is organized by “Hyderabad Literary Trust’ in association with the Government of Telangana. Your entire idea of literature gets changed and you will definitely look forward to attend more of its kind.
Hyderabad Literary festival or HLF is a prestigious 3- day annual event which has been emerging as an important cultural event in India. Started in 2010, it has been promoting Hyderabad as a city of creative energies. The festival will be held at Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet from 27th to 29th January, 2017. The HLF-2016 had 16000 foot falls and The HLF-2017 is expected to have 25000 foot falls.
Features of HLF-2017:
Each year, HLF invites a guest country to showcase its culture literature and heritage. It also pays a special attention on any one of the Indian languages.The guest nation now is Philippines and the Indian language-in-focus is Tamil.
No entry fee or registration fee – all amazing events are free and open to all
Hyderabad literary festival has been redefining literature by bringing all creative forms under one umbrella. This is a multi-lingual and multidisciplinary event with the participation of more than 120 speakers who are writers, artistes, filmmakers, journalists, publishers, scholars, classical dancers and singers.
This functions as a bridge between aspiring authors and publishers.
You can meet all the eminent writers.
Free workshops, painting exhibitions, stage talks, cultural events.
Events for students such as Write with in, twist it, performing texts etc. You can reach their website to register. Hurry up and register with them.
Unlike many other Lit Fests in India, The HLF also focuses on social themes. The HLF-2016 paid special attention on Inclusiveness which voiced out the miseries of LGBT community and disabled-authors.
A Must attend event:
Intellectuals describe the HLF as festival with heart. India today selected HLF as their pick of the month. Outlook traveller mentioned it in its Hot list of lit fests.
Such a festival which has been accelerating the brand image of Hyderabad globally, must reach all Hyderabadis. Let’s break the barriers and showcase Hyderabad culture to the world.
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