The beautiful historic city of Delhi, with a varied literary and cultural heritage, has it's own three days Delhi Literature Festival (DLF) organized and celebrated in winter every year, around February.
The DLF began in 2013, with planned literary events including panel discussions, book readings, book launches, workshops, live performances, speaker events, poetry, music, theatre and cinema etc.
With the aim of promoting Art, Culture & Literature the Delhi Literature Festival not only witnesses active participation from renowned award winning authors, journalists but also young, aspiring writers and as Delhi being India's political capital, the participation of the political class, government officials and diplomats with interest in books and literature.
The Delhi Literature Festival being first of it's kind in the City, provides an excellent opportunity for creativity, imagination and exchange of ideas...
Featuring plenty of home grown talent and big-name writers, journalists, poets and novelists who .share their work, thoughts, ideas with the audience at the ‘Dilli Haat’, during the three bright sunny days in the winter afternoons followed through the cooler evenings. The crowd enjoys and partake this exchange in the colorful and festive surroundings of food, cuisines and handicraft stalls from across the country...
In the past, noted Speakers including Sahitya Akademi Winners Ashok Vajpai and Munawwar Rana, Baldeo Bhai Sharma, Vikas Swarup, Navtej Sarna, Omair Ahmad, Sanjaya Baru, William Dalrymple, Dr Kumar Vishwas shared their thoughts at the Festival.
The Delhi Literature Festival is supported by the Delhi Government, the private and public enterprises promoting literature with social responsibility. The participation to the Festival is free.