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Penguin teams up with The Book Fairies to organize multicity treasure-hunt

Book lovers experienced a magical weekend as Penguin Random House India and The Book Fairies, a community of book lovers that hides books in public places for people to pick, read and pass on, came together to spread some colourful book fairy dust in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.

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Shashi tharoor, Amrita Tripathi, Imtiaz Ali, Barkha Dutt to attend 8th Mountain Echoes Lit Fest

Mountain Echoes Literary Festival, Bhutan’s annual literary, arts and cultural festival, today announced the second set of speakers participating in this year’s edition.

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8th edition of Mountain Echoes Literary Festival announced

8th edition of the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival– an initiative of India-Bhutan Foundation, in association with India’s leading literary consultancy, Siyahi, has been announced for August 25th – 27th in Thimpu, Bhutan.

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Tata Trusts' Big Little Book Award announces 2nd edition, invites nominations

The Big Little Book Award (BLBA), an award to honour contribution of Indian authors and illustrators to children’s literature, is inviting nominations for its second edition. Every year, BLBA selects one Indian language to award an author or illustrator. The award has selected ‘Bengali’ as the language of 2017. Authors writing extensively for children in Bengali, with significant contribution to literature are eligible for nomination, whereas awards for illustration are not language-specific.

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Programme announced for Jaipur Lit Fest at The British Library London

The full programme for the ZEE JLF @The British Library has been unveiled as the show prepares to transform the iconic spaces of the British Library for the first time on May 20th & 21st. Over 70 eminent authors and thinkers from across the globe will explore the ‘Ideas of India’ in a richly diverse programme that will showcase South Asia’s unique multilingual literary heritage and the festival’s global appeal.

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3rd Asiad Literature Festival awards Punam Chadha-Joseph, Divya Dutta, Meghna Pant

The third edition of The Asiad Literature festival event was held on Sunday, 23rd April at The Nehru Centre, Mumbai by Bharat Nirman to reward and empower women and promote the beauty of Indian Literature.

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1st Rishikesh Art and Film Festival to be held across 11 days and 5 venues

The first edition of the Rishikesh Art and Film Festival is being hosted for the first time ever spread across five venues spanning the famed Beatles Ashram, the sacred Shatrughan and TriveniGhat, the Ganga facing theatre of Ganga Resort and the White Sand Beach from March 3 – March 13th, 2017 in Rishikesh, renowned as a centre for yoga, spirituality and meditation.

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Prose, poetry and prolific thoughts at 5th Delhi Literature Festival 2017

The 5th Delhi Literature Festival 2017 (DLF 2017), was celebrated from 10th to 12th February, 2017 at Dilli Haat. The festival was co-organised by the Indian Public Library Movement with the support of Mrs Ratan Kaul and Parull Mahajan as advisors.

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Jaipur Lit Fest to create Heritage Evenings at two experiential venues

In partnership with Rajasthan Tourism, Zee Jaipur Literature Festival brings together arts and culture with built heritage at two mesmerising evening events at the magnificent Amber Fort and the spectacular Hawa Mahal. Running parallel to the festival on the evenings of January 20th and 21st, the Heritage Evenings will showcase poetry and music in the backdrop of Jaipur’s heritage and celebrate the city’s cultural riches.

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Jaipur Lit Fest '17 to feature Shillong Chamber, Raghu Dixit, Bombay Bassment and 20+ entertainment acts

As literary figures prepare to descend on the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival, an initiative of Teamwork Arts, a mix of music artists are set to perform morning and night at the five day event. Music performances will take place at two locations, the Front Lawns at Diggi Palace in the morning and the Music Stage at Hotel Clarks Amer in the evening, as part of the literature festival this month, January 19-23, 2017.

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