What kicked off with modest beginnings in 2006 has evolved into one of the best literary events in India. Yes, drew merely about 100 people when it commenced on its journey just over a decade ago. Every year, the fest now lures lacks of people from near and far. It is often touted as “the greatest literary show on earth” and “the world’s largest free literary festival.” Over a million book lovers have been a part of this mega event so far with more than 2000 speakers coming together to share their creations and ideas with other bibliophiles.
Jaipur Literature Festival 2019 is scheduled to commence on 24th January and won’t conclude till 28th January. Book lovers from all over the world are eagerly waiting to attend the fest and celebrate their love of literature and meet like-minded people. The 5-day cultural extravaganza is all set to welcome some of the biggest names from the literary world. Aruna Roy, Ashwin Sanghi, Shobhaa De, Jon Lee Anderson, Amitabha Bagchi, Gulzar, Jeffery Archer and more are among the hundreds of speakers scheduled to attend Jaipur Literature Festival. The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, Steve Coll is also expected to be a part of the Literature Festival in Jaipur.*
What to See and Where
Jaipur Literature Festival is held at the historic Diggi Palace Hotel in Sangam Colony. It is a mere 5-minute drive from the famous Albert Hall Museum. Since the plush hotel and its several venues struggled to accommodate the swathes of people attending the even in 2012, the music stage has been moved to The Clarks Amer. It is accessible in 20 minutes’ drive from Diggi Palace Hotel. Watch as well-known Indian and international artists come together to offer people moments filled with music.
The charm of the iconic Amer Fort is also set to turn several notches higher with myriad performances. Head over the fortress in the evening on 26th January to sit back, relax and have the time of your life. A fashion show featuring clothes created by the artisans of the Kutch region of Gujarat is also scheduled to take place at Jawahar Kala Kendra between 7 pm and 8 pm on 25th January. Thus, there is no scarcity of places to visit and experiences to have in Jaipur Literature Festival. Hope you are all set up to be a part of this love fest.
Planning a Visit to Jaipur Literature Festival 2019
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In case you are headed to the Pink City, do not restrict your trip to just the literature festival as there are loads of things you can admire and partake in. From paying a visit to the iconic monuments of Jaipur in City Palace and Hawa Mahal to going for retail therapy at some of the best markets in India in Johari Bazaar, you can do it all. Your visit to Jaipur is going to be an unforgettable affair; that is for certain.
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* The names of all the speakers have been fetched from the official website of Jaipur Literature Festival.