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Ncell Nepal Literature Festival 2014


Ncell Nepal Literature Festival 2014 will commence from September 19 to 22 at the premises of Nepal Academy in Kamaladi. This is the 4th edition of the event.

Since the ethusiastic participation of people over 5,000 last year, Ncell Nepal Literature Festival has gained more and more popularity among the literatures and people loving reading books over the years.

In the event around 140 Nepali writers, journalists and academics will be featured at the festival, including Prof Dr Abhi Subedi, poet Durga Lal Shrestha, litterateur Bairagi Kainla, journalists Yubaraj Ghimire and Vijay Kumar Panday, among others. While six international writers— Farah Ghuznavi from Bangladesh, Tishani Doshi from Britain, Carlo Pizzati from Italy, and Shashi Tharoor, Basharat Peer and Haritosh Singh Bal from India—will be part of the event.

The festival will see book signings, panel discussions, and poetry and ghazal recitals. Discussions on topics like art, music, sociology and economics during the festival will enhance literary and intellectual exchanges.

According to the organizers, such events will help to cultivate the reading habit and will growth of Nepali literatures.