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Cinedarbaar presents The Delhi Literature Festival at IGNCA, 1, CV Mess, Janpath > 9th & 10th February 2013

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Schedule : click here to view the schedule

Entry : Free (Seating on First-Come First-Served basis)

Place : Kaladarsana Auditorium, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), 1, Central Vista (CV) Mess, Janpath, New Delhi-110001
Landmark : Opp. National Archives, adjoining India Gate Lawns
Venue Info : Events | About | Map
Metro : Nearest Metro Station - 'Central Sectt.' (Yellow Line and Violet Line)

Event Description : Cinedarbaar presents The Delhi Literature Festival. The two days festival includes book launches, book reading, panel discussions, exhibitions and music performances.
From self publishing to blogging in India, there is a growing trend and proliferation of creative writing and writers, voicing opinions on subjects of concern, by exploring various new media. We have been witnessing literary celebrations and participation of authors, writers and enthusiasts at vibrant Literature Festivals in major Cities of the World. Delhi Literature Festival endeavours to celebrate the art and power of literature by mobilizing the literary community for panel discussions, book launches, readings, talks and poetry recitals throughout the two days.

Some of the Sessions planned for the two days are very topical and include themes like Solidarity on Trial, Beyond The Blog: New Media and the Future of Literature, on Contemporary Hindi Literature, Poetry & Politics: How well do they mix? Indie Publishing in India and Session on Translations.
The first edition of the Festival will felicitate and honour various authors, writers, bloggers and poets who have done remarkably well in their respective fields and have made a difference through their words. Aurthor & Writer Suhel Seth, will be seen moderating the panel discussion on Beyond the Blog: 
New Media and the Future of Literacy with young authors and bloggers like Jai Arjun Singh, Anna MM Vetticad, Madhuri Banerjee and expert, Arunava Sinha. Delhi Literature Festival will also serve as a platform for the launch of new books like, “My Lawfully Wedded Husband” by Madhulika Liddle and “Lullaby of the Ever-Returning” by Sarabjeet Garcha. Apart from authors, Independent Publishers from Delhi will also be seen throwing some light on various facets of independent publishing in India, the challenges they face and its future. DLF 13 along with the well established authors and publishers, aims to provide a platform to the Indie publishers and promote the young minds and budding authors said Supriya Suri, Artistic Director of Cinedarbaar.

The second day of the Festival will conclude with musical performance by the Zakrus Group, a folkloric music band that is heading down to perform at the festival, all the way from Iran and a unique storytelling session by Mr. Michal Malinowski, from Poland. Some of the other eminent authors invited to DLF are Advaita Kala, Anuja Chauhan, Chetan Bhagat, Mayank Austen Soofi, Manu Joseph, Jeet Thayil, Javed Akhtar, Rashmi Bansal.

Unnati Fortune Group is the Presenting Partner for the DELHI LITERATURE FESTIVAL with Support from the Department of Art, Culture and Language, Government of Delhi, Tata Sons, Nokia & Panasonic. 

Print Media Partner : Hindustan Times 

Cinedarbaar Welfare Society, involved in the promotion and appreciation of art and culture has taken the initiative of conceptualizing and putting together the DELHI LITERATURE FESTIVAL.

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Cinedarbaar presents The Delhi Literature Festival at IGNCA, 1, CV Mess, Janpath > 9th & 10th February 2013 Cinedarbaar presents The Delhi Literature Festival at IGNCA, 1, CV Mess, Janpath > 9th & 10th February 2013 Reviewed by Rohit Malik on Sunday, February 10, 2013 Rating: 5

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