There would be hardly anyone who does not know about the literature festival that takes place in Jaipur every year. Touted as the most prestigious literary show in the world, it was founded in 2006. From Nobel laureates to literature enthusiasts, and everyone in between, all come to Jaipur's Diggi Palace to be a part of this literature fiesta.
It takes place for five days constituting of lectures, heated debates and discussions addressed on literature. The festival provides the readers and budding writers the opportunity to learn, discover field of interest and share experiences with the authors.
Like the previous years, this year’s fest too promises to be an exciting affair. As the last year has been a year of many upheavals and changes in struggle for the gender equity, therefore, the speakers will be seen reflecting all these issues and concerns.
The speakers include Colson Whitehead, Markus Zusak, Andrew Sean Greer, acclaimed British novelist, and journalist Hari Kunzru, and Juergen Boos, Manisha Koirala, Narendra Kohli, Anuradha Roy, Anish Kapoor, etc.
Following are details of the festival by Jaipur hotels near railway station:
Event Dates: January 24-January28, 2019
Venue: Diggi Palace
General Registration- Free
School Registration- Free
Media Registration- Free
Delegate Registration- Package starts from Rs 6,000
Timings: 9 AM to 6 PM
If you are also planning to visit Jaipur for the literature fest but do not have a perfect accommodation to stay, then the fest would be no fun because a comfortable sleep is what everyone requires after a hectic day. Hotel Park Ocean, one of the 4 star hotels in Jaipur city is situated near Diggi Palace offering a comfortable and luxurious stay with all sorts of facilities and services.