DC Kizhakemuri Foundation to host the 6th edition of Kerala Literature Festival in January 2023
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | August 4, 2022 | News
Kerala Literature Festival DC Kizhakemuri Foundation
The sixth edition of the Kerala Literature Festival will be held on the beaches of Kozhikode from January 12 to 15, 2023. Kerala Literature Festival is supported by the Government of Kerala and is organised by the DC Kizhakemuri Foundation. The 4-day festival was originally scheduled for January 2022 but was postponed to January 2023 due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
With an aggregate footfall of more than 3 lakhs, KLF combines the best of literary and popular cultures. It brings writers, artists, actors, celebrities, thinkers, and activists closer to people of different backgrounds and interests.
The sixth edition promises to be an affair with over 400 speakers including writer Jeffrey Archer, Nobel laureates Abhijit Banerjee and Ada Yonath, Piyush Pande, Francesc Miralles, Geethanjali Shree, Wendy Doniger, Ramachandra Guha, Palanivel Thiagarajan, Sanjeev Sanyal, Anand Neelakantan, Shashi Tharoor, Manu S Pillai, Prakash Raj, Shobhaa De, among others.
Writer and Kerala Sahitya Akademi President K. Sachidanandan is the Festival Director of this edition. Kerala Tourism Minister PM Muhammad Riyaz is the Chief Patron, former MLA Pradeep Kumar is Patron and Municipal Corporation Chairperson, Beena Philip is the Chairperson of the organizing committee, and Ravi Deecee is the Chief Facilitator.
The sessions at KLF, aim to map literature through discussions on aspects of Science and Technology, Art, Cinema, Politics, Music, Environment, Literature, Pandemic and Its Impacts, Business and Entrepreneurship, Health, Art and Leisure, Travel and Tourism, Gender, Economy, Culture Genomics, History and Politics and various facets that shape human consciousness. The eminent speakers include Nobel Laureates, Jnanpith Winners, Oscar Winners, Booker Prize Recipients, Literary Luminaries, Film and Theatre Personalities, Performers and Artists, Designers, Media Personalities, Sports Icons, Diplomats, and celebrities from diverse backgrounds.
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KLF combines the best of literary and popular cultures. It brings writers, artists, actors, celebrities, thinkers, and activists closer to people of different backgrounds and interests.