JAIPUR LITERATURE FESTIVAL 2018 – 2019 | JAIPUR LIT FEST
From its vast architecture and colourful duel, pink city has been the talking point all over the world. The way city has expressed itself have been over the box all the time. Counting from traditional theme to Jaipur literature festival , pink city has embraced itself over the period.
Details About the Jaipur Literature Festival:
Defined as the “greatest literary festival on earth”, the Zee Jaipur literature festival organised by Teamwork arts ,mark millions of book lovers from across India and the globe. The Jaipur literature festival popularly known as JLF is the set of five-days programme held in the royal diggi palace Jaipur. Every year, the festival has a presence of the world’s greatest writers, poets, politicians, business people, sports person and entertainers on one great platform.
Highlights of the Jaipur literature festival:
Jaipur literature festival is all about the sessions which include discussions among speakers, questions and answers from the audience in context with the live music performances. In addition to, it draws special attention to tourists by setting in a variety of stalls comprising of handicrafts, food and beverages.
The Jaipur literature fest opens with the morning music, moving on with the inaugural session on the very first day and following with different sessions every day in Diggi palace Jaipur by ending up with the live music performance in evening at Clarks Amer Jaipur.
About the Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 speakers :
Around 300 speakers are expected to visit Jaipur literature festival 2018-2019 which includes prominent writers such as Mrs. Shobha de(known for her bold writing style), Mrs. Anuradha Roy(Indian novelist, journalist), Mrs. Chitra Banerjee (best known for her novel The palace of illusions).
Here are few more names of Jaipur literature festival 2018 -2019 speakers :
- Alexander McCall Smith,
- Amin Jaffer,
- Andre Aciman,
- Anish Kapoor,
- Donna Zuckerberg,
- Germaine Greer,
- Hari Kunzru (British novelist and journalist),
- Jeremy Paxman,
- Jon Lee Anderson (American biographer, Author investigative reporter),
- Juergen Boos (CEO of the Frankfurt Book Fair),
- Marc Quinn(British visual artist),
- Markus Zusak (International bestselling author of The Book Thief), Molly Crabapple,
- N.S. Madhavan (Malayalam fiction-writer and columnist),
- Narendra Kohli (dramatist and comedian),
- NoViolet Bulawayo,
- Perumal Murugan (Tamil author and literary speaker),
- Priyamvada Natarajan (astronomic and Professor at Yale),
- Rom Whitaker,
- Rupert Everett,
- Simon Sebag Montefiore,
- Tawfiq E. Chowdhury ,
- Uday Prakash (Hindi poet, journalist, scholar),
- Upamanyu Chatterjee (Indian civil servant, author), and
- Vikram Chandra(Indian- American writer).
This year speakers including Manisha Koirala(Indian actress), Mithali raj(Indian women cricket team captain) would be the attraction of the festival who would talk about the journey and the challenges of their life.
Details for JLF Registration 2018:
JLF 2018-2019 registration has been started on www.jaipurliteraturefestival.org which covers general entry and delegate entry. General entries are free of cost but the registration for the same is compulsory whereas delegate entries cost 23500/- (includes unlimited buffet and alcohol) for 5 days.
However, the live musical events in evening at Hotel Clarks Amer is paid for both general entry and delegate entry(included in package) and cost for per person is around 500/-. You can buy the tickets online or collect it on the spot.
For more information relating to festival registration visit the Jaipur literature festival 2018-2019 website .
Jaipur literature festival 2018 2019 dates:
Jaipur literature festival will begin from January 24,2019 and would continue till January 28,2019.
Accommodations for Jaipur literature Festival:
About the accommodation for tourists , JLF Jaipur itself provides the best hotels in Jaipur . For details regarding the festival hotels visit the Official Website Of Jaipur Lit Fest website Or Click Here to Visit.
How to reach for Jaipur literature festival:
Jaipur literature festival 2018 – 2019 is being organised in Diggi palace Jaipur which is situated in the heart of the pink city. It is very convenient to reach the destination from:
- Sanganer Airport – 12kms. drive.
- Jaipur Railway station – 4kms. drive
- Sindhi Camp Bus stand – 4kms. drive.
Address: Diggi House , Shivaji Marg, Panch Batti, Sangram Colony, C-Scheme, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004.
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Places to visit in Jaipur during Jaipur literature festival :
Now as you are here in Jaipur for attending the Jaipur literature festival 2018-2019, meanwhile you can explore the beautiful heritage city when free from literature festival. The foremost places to visit in Jaipur are :
- Hawa mahal also known as “palace of winds” is made up of red and pink sandstone.
- Second place for Jaipur sightseeing is the Amer fort popularly known as Amer palaceis the primary tourist attraction place in Jaipur.
- Further outstanding places to visit in Jaipur are Jal mahal, Albert hall, City palace, Nahargarh fort etc.
Even you can explore the local Jaipur market like Johari bazar, tripolia bazar, chandpol bazar, bapu bazar and more for the traditional outfits, handicrafts, textile goods and a lot for shopping in Jaipur.
Details About the sessions of Jaipur literature festival 2018-2019:
All the sessions of Jaipur literature festival are divided among 5 different venues i.e. Charbagh, front lawn, Mughal tent, baithak, durbar hall and samvad in diggi palace Jaipur. For information regarding the schedule of sessions visit Here
Please note reaching 30 minutes before starting of the session will help you to attend the festival easily.