Jaisalmer Boys, Real Sugar, and Shilpa Rao

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By Akunth and Bhavika Bhuwalka, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Bloggers   Performances at the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival’s music stage have always seen the best of western and Indian music. It provides a platform for folk and indie musicians from across the globe to come together and work their collaborative magic on the audience…. Read more »

Under The Stars at Hawa Mahal

Humphrey Hawksley, Michael Vatikiotis and Tom Miller in conversation with Suhasini Haidar   Ishan Kawley, Official Zee Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger Moderator and diplomatic editor of the newspaper The Hindu, Suhasini Haider rolled out the session by announcing that China is such a strong force to reckon with, that the topic of the session could… Read more »

The Day of the Dragon:China and the Future of Asia

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Humphrey Hawksley, Michael Vatikiotis and Tom Miller in conversation with Suhasini Haidar Ishan Kawley, Official Zee Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger Moderator and diplomatic editor of the newspaper The Hindu, Suhasini Haider rolled out the session by announcing that China is such a strong force to reckon with, that the topic of the session could well… Read more »

जीवन : व्यक्तिगत और सार्वजनिक

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BY Aditya Narayan, Official Blogger Jaipur literature Festival   मानव के विकास क्रम में जिस प्रकार मानव ने आज एक दूसरे के बीच की दूरी को कम किया है इससे विश्व में सूचना के क्षेत्र में एक बहुत बड़ी क्रांति सामने आई है| सूचना के क्षेत्र में आये इस सुनामी के बाद जिस प्रकार सूचना… Read more »

‘मंटो, मंटो’

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By:  Urmila Gupta, Official Zee Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   ज़ी जयपुर लिटरेचर फेस्टिवल का दूसरा दिन, दोपहर को फ्रंट लॉन में मंटो पर आधरित सत्र| 26 जनवरी का दिन| बात करने आये थे नवाजुद्दीन सिद्दकी, नंदिता दास और विनोद दुआ| तो जैसा कि अनुमान था पूरा डिग्गी मानो खचाखच भरा था| डिग्गी के बाहर… Read more »

गांधी: अद्भुत व्यक्तित्व, अनजाने पहलू

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By:  DevendraUpadhyay, OfficialZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   जयपुर साहित्योत्सव के दूसरे दिन बैठक हॉल में गांधी पर लिखने व रिसर्च करने वाले सर्वाधिक प्रसिद्ध लोगों में शुमार लेखक तृदीप सुहृद से लेखिका रीता कोठारी ने ‘लेटर टू गांधी’ विषय पर काफी अनसुलझे सवालों के जवाब खोजने की कोशिश की। चर्चा की शुरुआत करते हुये… Read more »

Banned in India

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Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar, Mridula Garg and Paro Anand In conversation with Salil Tripathi Presented by Matrubhumi By Akunth, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” ~ S.G. Tallentyre, The Friends of Voltaire   The debate over freedom… Read more »

Music Stage featuring Trippy Sama, Barmer Boys and Kailasa

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By Sonal Sharma, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 Blogger The first night of the Music Stage at the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off with an electric fusion of traditional and contemporary folk music, an art form that is totally in keeping with the beautiful city of Jaipur. Trippy Sama, a world music project… Read more »

Nude : The Poet Within

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Vishal Bhardwaj in conversation with Sukrita Paul Kumar Presented by Red FM By Sonal Sharma, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 Blogger   Talaash karta hun khudko par nahi milta Main apne mein hi kahin door jaake khoya tha (Indeed I search for myself, having lost myself within me.) Seven times National Film Award winner… Read more »

Ojas Art Award

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Presented to Anwar Chitrakar and Uttam Chitrakar, by B.N. Goswamy By Medhavi Dhyani, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2018 saw the fourth Ojas Art Award presented to Anwar Chitrakar in the Master Category, and his nephew Uttam Chitrakar in the Protégée Category, both of whom are Pattachitra artists from… Read more »

The Rosogolla Wars

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Ajoy Bose, Arunava Sinha, Sanjoy K. Roy, Sudeep Chakravarti, Swapan Dasgupta in conversation with Sampurna Chattarji By Hemal Thakker, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   What defines Bengali identity? The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival hosted an esteemed panel of Bengalis as they debated, discussed and reminisced on what it meant and means to be… Read more »

A Space for Liberty: Face to Face with Leïla Slimani

Leïla Slimani and Nicholas Idier in conversation with Amitava Kumar By Akunth, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger Leïla Slimani became the most-read author in France in 2016 with her novel Chanson Douce. The book, which won her the French literary award Prix Goncourt, has been translated into over 17 languages. This year, it will be… Read more »