Curtain Raises For 7th Edition Of Kerala Literature Festival

Organised by the DC Kizhakemuri Foundation, the festival is set to begin from 11 to 14 January 2024 and will witness participation from nine countries


The seventh edition of the Kerala Literature Festival is all set to begin from 11 to 14 January 2024 in Kozhikode. Organised by DC Kizhakemuri Foundation and co-promoted by DC Books, KLF 2024 will feature Nobel acclaimed, Booker Prize winners, literary luminaries, media personalities, and celebrities. Writer, Professor K Satchidanandan will be the Festival Director.

Spanning four days, in 6 venues at the Kozhikode beach in Kerala, the Festival will feature over 400 global speakers. The Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the event.

This edition of the festival is expected to be a celebration of literature and culture with Turkey as the guest country of honour, featuring their 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.

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