Bangalore Literature Festival 2017: Here are the Dates, Venue and Other Details of BLF That You Need To Know
The Bangalore Literature Festival is going to be back soon and this time it has something new for everybody. The Bangalore Literature Festival(BLF) this year will take place on October 28th and 29th in Bangalore. This will be their sixth edition and it is said to be a grand affair. This time several renowned historians, cricketers, novelists and also filmmakers will be seen participating in this major event. Some of the popular speakers at this festival are Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid, Bachhi Karkaria, Twinkle Khanna, Ramachandra Guha and several others.
If you want the exact number, a total of 130 speakers are expected to be a part of BLF. Ramachandra Guha will be speaking on Jingoism vs Patriotism, which is a debatable topic right now. Keeping in mind with the current trends and news, the BLF will have several sessions that will cover topics like politics, sports and also children’s fiction. There will also be session on cricket where Anil Kumble will speak along with the likes of popular journalists Rajdeep Sardesai and Gideon Haigh. The topic will be,’How India’s T20 World Cup Win Changed Indian and World Cricket.’ Another great topic to talk on and hear expert views, isn’t it?
Another topic that needs a discussion on a platform like this is violence against women and the Bangalore Literature Festival will see that. And this festival is not just an attraction for adults but also for kids who can make the most of their time at the festival by being a part of workshop,s storytelling sessions and also several creative games. Shinie Anthony who is the director of this festival old to several news agencies that this is the platform for speakers to talk about topics that are important and can make a difference to the world. If you have never been to the Bangalore Literature Festival ever, this is your chance to visit. You need not apply for any leave from work since it falls on a weekend. You can listen to the experts talking on topics that actually mater and are of concern in today’s world.
Venue of Bangalore Literature Festival: Hotel Lalit Ashok, Kumara Krupa High Grounds, Next to CM Guest House.