Jaipur Literature festival 2014:
Jaipur, also known as the pink city is the capital of Rajasthan. It is famed throughout the world for its vibrant culture, historical monuments and grand events. The Jaipur Literature Festival is one of the most popular festivals in India which is held in Jaipur every year. This is a literary festival which attracts thousands of writers and visitors from all over the world. The Jaipur Literature Festival is
considered to be the biggest literary festival in Asia. This festival is held every year on the month of January at Diggi Palace Hotel.
Jaipur Literature Festival celebrates the brilliance of Indian as well as International writers. It includes a huge range of activities such as discussions, debates, workshops and poetry. This festival has turned out to be an opportunity for the people to meet their favorite and internationally acclaimed writers. One of the unique attractions of this festival is the live performances given by famous musicians.
There is also a huge variety of books to choose from and they all are available for sale. During this festival several well known writers can be seen launching their new books and one can always get a chance to either get their autograph or have a conversation with them.
Jaipur Literature Festival has been taking place in Jaipur since the year 2006. World famous writers such as Salman Rushdie, William Dalrymple, Shobhaa De, Namita Gokhale, Hari Kunzru, Javed Akhtar, Prasoon Joshi and many more. Namita Gokhale and William Dalrymple are the directors of this festival. Sanjoy Roy from Teamwork Productions is the producer of this grand event. The good thing about this festival is that all the events are free and one does not need to buy a ticket for attending such events.
Jaipur Literature Festival is a perfect treat for those who love to read books written by several writers from all around the world. Therefore those who love reading books should make sure that they do not miss this festival.