Tuesday, November 12, 2019

BREAKING NEWS:

Itanagar gears up for Arunachal Literature & Art Festival 2019
Updated: Nov 4, 2019, 07:44 GMT-0530 | Editor
Arunachal Literature & Art Festival 2019

IFP Bureau | IMPHAL

The Arunachal Literature & Art Festival-2019 is set to be held at Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh from November 8 to 10. The three-day festival, which will facilitate “open interaction with prominent writers and artistes,” will be h​​eld at Annex Ground, I​ndira Gandhi Park in the capital.​​

​The Arunachal literature festival is an “initiative of the department of IPR to create awareness on importance of literature in and throw light on eminent writers and poets”.

The main highlights of the festival are ​art ​exhibitions, ​b​ook releases, ​panel discussion, open mic poetry, installations, mural arts and folk music ​among others.

There will be an open talk session with Raphael Warjiri, a painter and filmmaker based in Shillong. There will also be an open talk session with Mamang Dai, poet, novelist and journalist based in Itanagar and a poetry session with Danish Iqbal, a Delhi-based playwright, performer and media person, according to a release by the organiser.

Some of the books to be released during the festival are Bulletproof, a Journalist’s Notebook by award-winning journalist, Teresa Rehman and Crafting the Word by Thingnam Anjulika Samom, independent journalist based in Imphal.

​Also, story writing and storytelling sessions for children, will be conducted. And performance​s​ by Bottle Rockets India, a six piece band from Guwahati, Assam and solo independent artiste Phu Ning Ding are the highlights of the festival.

The Imphal Free Press welcomes your inputs and feedbacks.
Email us for feedbacks and Press Release at: imphalfreepress96@gmail.com
For Advertisement: ads.imphalfreepress@gmail.com
Call us at 0385 2441704