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43. Books, people and fun!

Jaipur literature festival 2014

Jaipur Literature festival is back!  In 2006 18 writers were in the historical Diggi Palace for the first edition of the Literature Festival of the Pink city. No more than hundred people attended the event, included William Darlymple and Namita Gokhale- the enthusiastic organizers that wanted to the door of Jaipur culture to the world and bring the world in Rajashtan.

Their dreams have been fulfilled: the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) is one of the most popular and attended festival in Asia. Last year there were 285 speakers welcomed by two thousand attendees and book lovers.

From 17 to 21 January 2014 Diggi Palace and other stages will become the epicenter of events, meetings, conferences and cultural programs. Everybody can take part, it’s enough to register online – no fee required!

The astonishing success of the Festival has influenced its nature: once an intimate event today the festival is a colorful book carnival, but the informal and democratic spirit is still alive.


There are many good reasons to be in Jaipur between 17 and 21.
The charming colorful tends where you can listen to interesting debates and readings. The possibility to shake hands your favorite writers and get your copy signed. The performances and music concerts that entertain you once the sun is down and the mind full of new idea and your diary filled with titles of books to read (you can buy them directly at the festival).In JLF culture is friendly and fun.

Among the 240 speakers that will animate year edition the nobel prize Amartya Sen and Harol Varmus… and many more writers of history, science … To know who is there, see the program of the festival in the Festival website.

 

 

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