Set along the shores of the Arabian Sea, the Kerala Literature festival is all set to be back for its sixth edition in 2022. Scheduled to take place from January 20 – January 23, 2022 the festival will see renowned poets, artists, authors, celebrities and activists at the confluence.
Slated to take place on the beaches of Calicut, the festival will include discussions on science and technology, art, cinema, politics, music, environment, history and politics amidst other genres. The sixth edition of the festival will host over two hundred sessions spearheaded by writers, experts and performers. The festival will also host over four hundred speakers including the likes of Jeffrey Archer, Ada Yonath, Abhijit Banerjee, Arundhati Roy, Remo Fernandes, Sagarika Ghose, Wendy Doniger, Shashi Tharoor, Manu S Pillai, Devdutt Pattanaik, Chris Kraus and Sudhir Kakar amidst others.
And that’s not all. The literary extravaganza will also include fireside chats at nights, music concerts, classical, theatre, and performing artists along with curated gastronomical experiences with food trucks and ethnic cuisines.
Organised by the DC Kizhakemuri Foundation, the event, supported by the Government of Kerala and Kerala Tourism, witnesses an aggregate footfall of more than 3 lakhs. It is also the second largest festival of its kind in Asia, combining the best of literary and popular cultures. Visit here for more information.