Looking back at the Festival of Festivals: Idea of India Part 4

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Idea of India Part 4 Spoken Word History By Harish Alagappa, Official Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   Of all the great civilizations of the ancient world (Egypt, Mesopotamia, India and China), India has arguably had the most difficult time separating fact from fiction in the historical record. The reason for this is probably due to… Read more »

The Rise of Spoken Word in India

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By Eloise Stevens, Official Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   “Inside of me, a cemetery sleeps every night/ if you were to open up the front of me/you’d see graves of losses/ neatly arranged rectangles of rest/ but who’s to say the corpses stay/ exactly where I buried them?”     The poet Preeti Vangani delivers… Read more »

Registrations

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Is it necessary to register? Yes, registration is required for all attendees, under the category of General (free), Festival Delegate (paid) or Press (accredited). All persons above the age of 12 years must register. Please visit the Registration Page to register. What are the ways in which I can register? A person can register online… Read more »

Music

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Is the Music stage at Diggi Palace? No, the Music Stage venue is at Hotel Clarks Amer, located on JLN Marg in Jaipur. How much are tickets to the Music Stage events? The Music Stage tickets vary from year to year and cost between INR 300 to 500 per day. A Season Pass (4 days)… Read more »

Jaipur BookMark (JBM)

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What is JBM? Jaipur BookMark (JBM) is the B2B segment initiative of the Jaipur Literature Festival. It provides a platform for publishers, literary agents, translation agencies and writers to meet, talk business deals, listen to speakers from across the world and perhaps even sign the occasional contract. JBM 2016 attracted delegations from the US, UK,… Read more »

Facilities

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Are wheelchair facilities available at JLF? Yes, a wheelchair facility is available at Festival Hub (Diggi Palace). Where can I get JLF merchandise? Festival merchandise can be bought during the Festival from our Merchandise Store at the Festival Hub. We are currently working on our online store so do keep an eye out for updates… Read more »

Festival & Programme

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Who are the organisers of JLF? The Festival Directors are Namita Gokhale and William Dalrymple and the Festival is produced by Teamwork Arts, which produces over 23 highly acclaimed performing arts, visual arts and literary festivals in Australia, Canada, Egypt, Hong Kong, South Africa, the United Kingdom, USA and many more. (www.teamworkarts.com). Is JLF organised… Read more »

Delegates

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What facilities/benefits do I get as a Festival Delegate? An access badge that enables entry to the Festival Hub (Diggi Palace). Entry and seating at session venues is on a first-come basis. Buffet Lunch at the Festival Hub. The Delegate & Author Lunch Area is located adjacent to the Front Lawns (19 — 23 January… Read more »