3rd Edition of International Lucknow Literary Festival 2015 : 13th-15th February 2015

Lucknow Literary Festival, an annual flagship event in the literary and cultural calendar of Lucknow!
The Lucknow Observer

The Lucknow Observer

Lucknow’s 1st Interactive News Magazine, The Lucknow Observer aims to first and foremost document and to preserve the rich cultural and literary heritage of Lucknow city. The objective is to remind and to return to contemporary citizens a historical legacy that belongs to them, to help transform that which is in a state of decay into development and above all to share with readers local personalities and events that make living in Lucknow such a special experience. Mission is to...

Kathak

Kathak

Among many Indian Dance forms Kathak stands out being the most graceful dance form. In Lucknow, Kathak developed mainly in the court of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah. It was in this period that Lucknow gained maturity and perfection. The Lucknow...

Dastangoi

Dastangoi

Abdul Halim Sharar in Guzishta Lucknow calls this art as ‘extemporaneous composition’. The development of Urdu language in Lucknow was not only limited to letters and court culture. Contributions were made at all levels of society which caused the language...

Mushaira & Kavi Sammelan

Mushaira & Kavi Sammelan

Lucknow Literary Festival has the distinction of being the only Literary Festival where Mushaira & Kavi Sammelan are part of the festivity. If not its birthplace, then Lucknow is certainly one of the pilgrimage sites of poetry! The region bears...

What in Mind of Young Readers

What in Mind of Young Readers

Pornpen Hantrakool ( Thailand ), William Letford ( Scottland ), Satya Verghese ( Bulgaria ), Pranesh Prasad ( Australia ), Raza Naeem ( Pakistan ) & Jatinder Singh ( UK ) explored what are in minds of the young readers....

25 Strokes of Kindness by Nikita Singh

25 Strokes of Kindness by Nikita Singh

Shabana Azmi, Sudhir Kakar & Bina Ramani launched ‘25 Strokes of Kindness’ by Nikita Singh. This is her most recent book, which is an anthology of short stories, co-edited with Orvana Ghai. Nikita Singh is the bestselling author of six novels, including Love @ Facebook, Accidentally in Love, The Promise and The Unreasonable Fellows. She has co-authored two books with Durjoy Datta, titled If It's Not Forever and Someone Like You. She has also contributed to the books of The...