HLF 2023 announced – Hyderabad Literary Festival Returns with a promising line up of authors and events – Germany as guest nation and Konkani as Indian language in focus.
a promising line up of authors and events – Germany as guest nation and Konkani as Indian language in focus.
The thirteenth edition of HLF is scheduled for 27-29 January 2023. GERMANY is the Guest Nation and KONKANI is the Indian Language in focus.
The multidisciplinary, multilingual event that draws over a hundred writers, artists, academics, scholars, publishers from India and abroad each year started in 2010. The Hyderabad Literary Festival is curated in such a way that it represents the rich and cosmopolitan ethos of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, as well as the vibrant spirit of the modern Cyberabad. This is in addition to bringing together literature from across India and beyond making it an important event in the cultural calendar.
HLF 2023 is organized by the “Hyderabad Literary Trust” with the support of several literary and cultural organizations, and publishing houses. After hosting this festival online through the pandemic years, this year the audience will witness the power of the hybrid technology at HLF 2023. Regular features will continue – talks, panel discussions, Stage Talks, film shows, exhibitions, workshops, cultural evenings, and events for children and young audiences.
This year’s event schedule will include Jerry Pinto’s Poetry, A dance demonstration on Sarojini Naidu’s Poems, Bharti Kapadia and Manjari Chaturvedi’s works at the Exhibition, an authentic evening of Fugdi and Dhalo by a group of Konkani dancers, Usha Akella’s “Hum aisich bolte”, Stand up Comedy.
Key speakers include eminent Indian Speakers, Damodar Mauzo, P Sainath, Deepti Naval, along with two German Speakers Helena Bukowski, Christopher Kloeble, and several others. HLF 2023 promises to be bigger and better.