This edition of KLF will feature Turkey as the guest country of honor, featuring its literature and art forms. The UK, Wales, Spain, Japan, USA, Malaysia, Spain, and France will be the other participating countries…reports Asian Lite News
The seventh edition of the Kerala Literature Festival (KLF) is all set to begin from 11 – 14 January 2024 on the beaches of Kozhikode. With a half-million-footfall, KLF has become Asia’s Largest Literature Festival today. Organized by DC Kizhakemuri Foundation and co-promoted by DC Books, KLF 2024 will feature Nobel laureates, Booker Prize winners, literary luminaries, media personalities, and celebrities. Renowned Writer, Prof. K Satchidanandan is the Festival Director.
Kozhikode, the venue of choice for the Kerala Literature Festival was named the ‘City of Literature’ by the Unesco Creative Cities Network (UCCN), making it the first such city in India. Spanning four days, in six venues at the Kozhikode beach in Kerala, the festival will feature 400+ global speakers and will be inaugurated by the state Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan.
This edition of KLF will feature Turkey as the guest country of honor, featuring its literature and art forms. The UK, Wales, Spain, Japan, USA, Malaysia, Spain, and France will be the other participating countries.
The initial list of speakers includes Arundhati Roy, Mallika Sarabhai, Shashi Tharoor, Piyush Pandey, Prahlad Kakkar, William Dalrymple, Gurucharan Das, Mani Shankar Aiyer, Catherine Ann Jones, Monika Halan, Durjoy Dutta, Manu S Pillai. The Festival will also host concerts by TM Krishna and Vikku Vinayakram; Surbahar and Sitar concert by Padmabhushan Pandit Budhaditya Mukherjee.