The 2022 KLF will be held in Goa on May 14-15, 2022. The event will be inaugurated by the Hon’ble Governor of the State of Goa, Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai. The Indian Cinema Heritage Foundation’s office at Diwar Island will open on May 15.
Kumaon Literary Festival (KLF), India’s most prestigious and first traveling literary festival, is slated to take place in Goa on May 14th and 15th, 2022, with assistance from Shyam Metallics, the Lakshmi Kuppuswami Trust. On the 14th, the Hon’ble Governor of Goa, Shri P.S. Sreedharan Pillai, will open the two-day celebration. It will include a variety of art, movie, and academic programs that will focus on various facets of art and culture.
Mr. Sumant Batra announced the event, saying, “We are thrilled to be hosting this year’s Kumaon Literary Fest and look forward to making art and literary enthusiasts on a creative trip. This year’s festival seeks to bring together creative minds to share perspectives on topics essential to literature and our national cultural life. This year, we have an awe-inspiring line-up of speakers and some exciting book releases and debates. The joyful vibe will be evident when the brightest artists, authors, and historians join to promote art in its purest form.”
The festival promotes art and world heritage via various creative projects every year. This year’s festival will feature eminent speakers such as Amrit Gangar, a film historian and writer; Anant Vijay, a senior journalist and author; Rahul Rawail, a film director and writer; Milee Ashwarya, publisher of Ebury Publishing and Vintage Publishing at Penguin Random House India; and Sri Chanchalapathi Dasa, Senior Vice-President of ISKCON, Bangalore, and Vice-Chairman of the Akshaya Patra Foundation Mr. Bibek Debroy, Chairman of India’s Economic Advisory Council, will also deliver the keynote lecture on ‘Translating the Ancient Text: The Place of Mythology in Popular Consciousness.’
“Our festival strategy strives to maximize effect, optimize resources, and provide measurable and real results. This event will gather writers, historians, artists, literary pioneers, and literary prodigies from worldwide. Renowned authors such as Dhritiman Chaterji, Kiran Manral, Jerry Pinto, and Gautam Chintamani will also be present. Aside from these, several key current and former bureaucrats and domain experts will attend the event and participate in discussions and book launches, including ‘Tijara Mystery Codes by Hemma Myers Sood,’ ‘Remo: The Autobiography of Remo Fernandes,’ ‘Sing, Dance, and Pray – The Inspirational Story of Srila Prabhupada by Hindol Sengupta,’ ‘My Name is Gauhar” Mr. Batra continued.
Mr. Sumant Batra, a world-renowned lawyer, author, and cultural advocate launched the event in 2014. KLF is envisioned as an eco-system of initiatives and events, including Fellows of Nature, in conjunction with the French Institute in India and the Wildlife Trust of India; Women Unlimited Series, in collaboration with United Nations Women; Literary Bhagidari, and Have a Safe Journey.
The non-profit festival has hosted several successful editions attended by hundreds of literary celebrities and intellectuals worldwide.
For centuries, India has been a global powerhouse for arts and culture, serving as the location and inspiration for great works of literature, theatre, and art and the home of artists and writers worldwide. KLF brings together outstanding and distinctive brains from many creative fields. Artists whose work is regarded as respectable, dependable, and honorable come together to give advice and enlightening insights to the most susceptible; our kids.
Kumaon Literary Festival is the country’s first traveling literary festival, bringing together creative minds to share perspectives on topics essential to literature and our cultural life as a nation. Since its inception in 2014, the non-profit festival has hosted hundreds of literary giants and philosophers from across the world and several constitutional officeholders. The first two editions of KLF were held at Te Aroha in Dhanachuli. KLF is produced by the Indian Cinema Heritage Foundation, a public charity trust incorporated in Diwar, Goa, with Sumant Batra as its managing trustee. Rahul Rawail, a veteran director, and actress Asha Parekh are on the Foundation’s Board of Directors.