The Kumbh of Literature, Zee Jaipur Literature Festival, after hosting more than 300 speakers and 2500 delegates from across the word in its 10th edition in Jaipur this January, is returning to London at The British Library, to celebrate the word.
The Zee JLF at The British Library will present a sumptuous showcase of South Asia’s literary heritage, performing and oral arts, books, and ideas, dialogue, and debate. The spaces of The British Library will be brought to life over two days, providing a glimpse of what is described as ‘the greatest literary show on Earth’, the extraordinary free festival that takes place every January in the Pink City of Jaipur, India. The festival is curated by writers and festival directors Namita Gokhale and William Dalrymple and was founded in 2006. The festival attracts some of the world’s leading authors, thinkers and performers, and huge crowds.
With an amazing line-up of speakers from across the world, this year’s Zee JLF at The British Library will celebrate the 70 years of Indian Independence.
This year’s Zee JLF at The British Library will start with the soothing voices of Arundhathi Subramaniam & Vidya Shah. From 20 May to 21 May, the British Library will be looking forward to these flagship sessions and famous speakers.
Like every year, this year too, the voices of India will sooth the aura of the British Library during the two days of the festival. This year, musicians and vocalists like Vidhya Shah and Arundhathi Subramaniam will invoke the muse in the Bhakti Morning Music Session.
Music on Saturday evening comes from Kabir Cafe. A selection of free family activities and workshops also accompany programme.
So, if you are in London then go and witness the ‘Greatest Literary Show On Earth’ in the city of Red Telephone Boxes and experience the art and culture of Rajasthan like never before.
Register here for the two – day extravaganza at the British Library, there are a number ticket options available.
ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival At British Library,
The festival of belongingness,
The festival where arts and cultures are celebrated,
The festival where India Meets The World.