Bangalore Literature Festival 2018 Dates, Registration and Speakers
Bangalore Literature Festival is one of the most sought after and talked about literature festivals of India. The Festival, which is celebrated yearly in India attracts literature lovers from all across the world. Outstanding Pool of events and impressive list of guest speakers make this festival a must visit for every bookworm.
This year, 7th edition of Bangalore Literature Festival will be organized on October 27-28, 2018. The two day BLF 2018 that boasts with over 120 authors, as the name suggests will take place at The Lalit Ashok in Bangalore.
Bangalore Literature Festival 2018 Schedule
As mentioned earlier, BLF 2018 will held on October 27-28, 2018 at the Lalit Ashok Hotel in Bangalore. The detailed schedule of the festival has not been revealed yet. The BLD 2018 scheduled will be reflected on the thepenfreak.com as soon as it gets live on the official website.
In addition to all the awesome events in Bangalore this October, at LITMART, you can get yourself published by pitching your idea to some of greatest literary minds and giant international publishing houses.
However, organizers indicate that the schedule will be somewhat similar to the last year counterpart. Here is the expected Bangalore Literature Festival 2018 Schedule.
|Bangalore Literature Festival 2018 Schedule|
|Day 1 (Oct 27, 2018)||Day 2 (Oct 28, 2018)|
|Speak up||Speak up|
|Speak Out||Speak Out|
|The Red Couch||The Red Couch|
Bangalore Literature festival 2018 Registration
Being one of the major league literature festivals of country, Bangalore Literature Festival caters over hundreds of thousands visitors and literature enthusiasts every year. To make the experience fun, interesting and hassle-free, BLF accepts entries through Registration.
BLF 2018 registration can be done at the official website of the festival: http://bangaloreliteraturefestival.org/. Interested folks must go to the website and follow the instructions listed below to register for Bangalore Literature Festival 2018.
- Go to the official website
- Click on Register for BLF 2018
- Enter basic details required
Upon successful registration, System will auto-generate a unique id against your participation along with confirmation of your application.
Note: You need to carry your identity along with the BLF 2018 ID Generated to the festival.
What to expect at BLF 2018?
Literature Festivals are so much more than just a meetup for all Literature enthusiasts. With wide range of events and activities and gatherings and performances, it is not just a fest, but a carnival. The list of activities in Bangalore Literature Fest ranges from speaking sessions by big names in the field of Literature to story and poetry competitions for unpublished writers.
You might find yourself enjoying one of the following events at Bangalore Literature Festival 2018 while you participate in the event on Oct 27-28, 2018
- Instrumental Duo Gigs
- Writing Classes & Workshops
- Bollywood talks
The list goes on, and we have listed the most important and sought after events that take place on the floor of Bangalore Literature Festival. You might catch one of them or might find yourself musing yourself on an entirely new event.
Bangalore Literature Festival 2018 Speakers
Bangalore Literature Festival boasts on the list of internationally renowned speakers from all spheres of life. Last year at BLF 2017, the 131-strong list included big names such as Twinkle Khanna, Varun Agarwal, Rahul Dravid, Kanhaiya Kumar, Jairam Ramesh, Bachi Karkaria, Anil Kumble, and many more.
This year, the organizers plan to include many more names to already long list with more than 120 authors. Many notable names are planning to attend the elite literature festival this year. Below is the complete list of Probable Bangalore Literature Festival 2018 Speakers
|Bangalore Literature Festival 2018 Speakers|
|Abdul Rasheed||Manu Joseph||Indira Chandrasekhar||Ravi Subramanian|
|Adrian Levy||Meenal Baghel||Indira Lankesh||Reena I Puri|
|Amaan & Ayaan Ali Bangash||Mini Krishnan||Ira Mukhoty||Ritu Menon|
|Ambai||Mohammed Musaib||Jagannathan R||Rohini Mohan|
|Amit Varma||MS Asha Devi||Jairam Ramesh||Roopa Pai|
|Ammu Joseph||MS Sriram||Jessy James LaFleur||Sagarika Ghose|
|Anil Kumble||Namana B||Josy Joseph||Sanjay Jain|
|Anjana Basu||Nattalia K Kapylova and Liudmila Alizarchyk||K. Vijay Kumar||Sanjoy Hazarika|
|Arun Maira||Neelima Dalmia Adhar||Kanhaiya Kumar||Savi Sharma|
|Bachi Karkaria||Nidhi Razdan||Kannan Sundaram||Shanthi K Appanna|
|Baradwaj Rangan||Nimi Ravindran||Kanwaljit Deol||Sharda Ugra|
|Bhargavi Narayan||Nirupama Menon Rao||Karki Krishnamurthy||Shashank Johri|
|Bishwanath Ghosh||Nitin Pai||Kavita Kane||Shinie Antony|
|Chand Pasha NS||Padmavati Rao||Laxmi Murthy||Siddhartha M S|
|Chandan Gowda||Paranjoy Guha Thakurta||Lt. Gen. Kamal Davar||Sidin Vadukut|
|Charles Assisi||Paul Zacharia||Lu Jingjie||Sindhu S|
|Chhimi Tenduf-La||Perumal Murugan||Madhavan NS||Sonal Mansingh|
|Darius Sunawala||Pilar Maria Guerrieri||Madhu Natraj||Subashree Krishnaswamy|
|Dhanya Rajendran||Preeti Gill||Maheshwar Peri||Sudeshna Shome Ghosh|
|Dr. Reshma Ramesh||Prem Panicker||Makarand R Paranjape||Sujata Prasad|
|Dr. S. Settar||Radhika Vachani||Mamta Sagar||Suketu Mehta|
|Dr. Satish Hosamani||Raghavan PS||Manohar Devadoss||Sundeep Bhutoria|
|Dr. Vijaya||Raghavendra M. K.||Varun Agarwal||TCA Raghavan|
|Gideon Haigh||Raghu Karnad||Vikram Hathwar||TCA Srinivasa Raghavan|
|Girish Karnad||Rahul Dravid||Vish Dhamija||Twinkle Khanna|
|Guillermo Rodriguez||Rajdeep Sardesai||Harini Nagendra||Ranjit Lal|
|Hannelore Vogt||Rajorshi Chakraborti||Harish Bijoor||Ravi Gupta|
|Hardeep Singh Puri||Ramachandra Guha||Imraan Coovadia||Ravi Singh|
Bangalore Literature Festival 2017 Highlights
The previous year iteration of the internationally acclaimed Bangalore Literature Festival was a huge success. In addition to the long list of speakers and influencers sharing the stage, there was a huge growth in the number of literature enthusiasts’ participation in the event.
Bangalore Literature Festival 2017 was conducted on October 28-29, 2017 last year. Over 131 speakers attended the event and spoke on number of issues and points.
Bangalore Literature Festival fêtes reading and writing. Bookworms and bibliophiles are invited to bask in the winter sun in the Garden City of India and meet writers from everywhere — local, national and international — as this festival brings the world to ‘Namma Bengaluru’. The Festival celebrates the creative spirit and commemorates the literary diversity Bengaluru offers, bringing it in conversation with the best minds in the world of literature within and outside India.
Let us look at the highlights of Bangalore Literature Festival 2017
- The 2-day event was organized on Oct 28-29, 2017
- #BLRLITFEST catered bookworms and bibliophiles from all across India and the world.
- Speakers like Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid and Jai Ram Ramesh attended the event as guest speakers.
- The festival also had had activities for kids of all ages. However, participants had to register separately for these activities under Children | Literature | Fun
- LITMART: A unique forum where budding authors get to meet and pitch about their work to literary agents and leading publishing houses.