Hyderabad Literary Festival (HLF) is an annual event that celebrates creativity in all its forms. The Festival, started in 2010, draws over a hundred writers, artistes, scholars, publishers from India and abroad each year. HLF is a multi-lingual event with a strong focus on writing in the Indian languages.
The Festival has emerged as an important event in the cultural calendar of the country representing as it does the rich and cosmopolitan ethos of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, as well as the vibrant culture of the modern Cyberabad.
HLF is a Festival for All. Its programme includes conversations with authors, readings, panels discussions, workshops, book launches, cultural programmes, events for college students and school children.
Venue: Literary Street, Rd No 8, Banjara Hills. Events will
take place at Ashiana (near Kalpa School), Saptaparni, Lamakaan and
Kalakriti Art Gallery.
Look out for further announcements.
The 3-day Hyderabad Literary Festival 2013 concluded on a very successful note on Jan 20, 2013. It drew participation of around 125 writers and artistes from all over India and several other countries. It was inaugurated on Jan 18, 2013 by Mr E S L Narasimhan, honourable Governor of Andhra Pradesh. The keynote was delivered by Dr Sitakant Mahapatra, the Jnanpith and Padma Vibhushan awardee.