Save The Dates For Kanpur Literature Fest Happening This December

Immerse Yourself in the World of Literature and Culture at Kanpur Literature Fest 2022
Save The Dates For Kanpur Literature Fest Happening This December

Kanpur Literature Society presents Kanpur Literature Fest on 23rd and 24th December. Every year, the Kanpur Literature Festival brings together readers, writers, poets, and intellectuals from all over the world. This lively and captivating event honours the passion for reading and offers a forum for intellectual exchange and mutual inspiration. Explore the universe of words and ideas in depth with the special chance provided by the Kanpur Literature Festival.

Renowned and much awaited, the Kanpur Literature Festival brings together dedicated readers, aspiring writers, and established writers in one location. It offers a venue for book launches, literary conversations, and interactive sessions with some of the most well-known figures in the literary community.

Emerging writers have a chance to show off their skills and get noticed at the Kanpur Literature Festival. Aspiring authors can network with publishers, editors, and literary agents through open mic nights, book readings, and other events, which can pave the way for their future projects.

The Kanpur Literature Festival features a lot of fun and creativity in addition to literary talks and workshops. It also features food vendors, music, art exhibits, and cultural performances. Offering both amusement and cerebral stimulation, it provides a whole experience.

Venue - Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute Of Management and Research, Kamla Nagar, Kanpur

Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of Management & Research
Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of Management & Research

The festival is also holding a ‘Meet And Greet’ with the following famous artists and celebrities for this year.

A) Seema Pahwa (Bollywood actress)

B) Yunus Khan ( Blogger, Columnist & Poet)

C) Anoushka Agarwal (Filmmaker from Kanpur)

D) Anas Faizi ( Luminaries of Urdu poetry)

E) Pawan Kumar ( Luminaries of Urdu poetry)

F) Abhishek Shukla ( Luminaries of Urdu poetry)

G) Hubnath Pandey (Poet)

H) Brahmanand Singh (Filmmaker and Author)

I) Swanand Kirkire (Writer)

J) Pankaj Chaturvedi (Poet)

The festival has had amazing speakers, performers, film makers and poets in past like Nirmal Chander, Asghar Wajahat (a celebrated writer), Susmita Mukherjee (author), Mahmood Farooqi (Indian writer and director) and Yatindra Mishra (poet), Amit Sial, Mehmood Faruqui,Qutbi brothers, Sarbjot singh behl.

The programme for 2 days will be as follows -

Day 1 -

1. 1:30pm - 4pm

Film Pancham Unmixed ( A film on R.D. Burman) by Brahmanand Singh followed by a conversation.

2. 4pm - 4:45pm

Hindi Ke Anokhe Hastakshar: Poet Hubnath Pandey with another poet Pankaj Chaturvedi.

3. 5pm - 6pm and 1:30pm - 2:15pm

Pallav Bagla. The ISRO Story “India On The Moon”

4. 6pm - 6:30pm

“Kaljayee” Centenary celebrations of Pandit Kumar Gandharva with his daughter Kalapini Komkali.

5. 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Sudheendra Kulkarni From Marx to Atal to Gandhi.

6. 7:45pm - 8:45pm

Bhisham Sahani’s story, ‘Saag-Meat’ In live kitchen theatre, directed and enacted by Seema Bhargav Pahwa.

Day Two

1. 12pm - 12:30pm

Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice A short film by a young filmmaker from Kanpur - Anoushka Agarwal.

2. 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Sudha Arora in conversation with Anita Mishra

3. 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Hindi Filmon Ka Akela Geetkar: Tribute to Shailendra on his centenary by Yunus Khan with live participation of audience.

4. 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Urdu Shayari: Pawan Kumar, Abhishek Shukla and Anas Faizi Moderator - Bhavna Mishra

5. 3:45pm - 5:45pm

Swanand Kirkire on song writing in cinema. Dialogue concert with Atul Tiwari.

6. 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Musical Tribute to Kumar Gandharva on his centenary Bhuvanesh Komkali in a classical vocal concet.