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Children Story Contest # 3

Entry Deadline : 9th January 2014, 12 midnight   Prizes along with Certificates to be distributed at 2nd edition of International Lucknow Literary Festival on 1st – 2nd Feb 2014

Children Story Contest # 2

Entry Deadline : 8th January 2014, 12 midnight   Prizes along with Certificates to be distributed at 2nd edition of International Lucknow Literary Festival on 1st – 2nd Feb 2014  

Children Story Contest # 1

Entry Deadline : 7th January 2014, 12 midnight   Prizes along with Certificates to be distributed at 2nd edition of International Lucknow Literary Festival on 1st – 2nd Feb 2014  

Inaugural Day

Inaugural Day

Inaugural day offers talk shows, book launches, and workshops as varied as comics, Awadhi, Hindi and Urdu poetry, Women empowerment and Social networking impact. A workshop on movie scripting, discussion on Lucknow’s stature in Urdu Poetry, growing comic culture, challenges of contemporary Hindi poetry and a special session for past and future of Awadhi complement … Continued

‘The Oath of Vayuputras’ by Amish Tripathi

‘The Oath of Vayuputras’ by Amish Tripathi

‘The Oath of Vayuputras’ is the third and the concluding part of the best-selling Shiva trilogy by Amish Tripathi. ‘The Immortals of Meluha’ d ‘The Secret of the Nagas’, the first two novels have been commercial successes with million copies sold in the span of two years and with a gross retail sale of Rs … Continued

Dastangoi

Dastangoi

A sixteenth century lost art’s performance,  describing the fifteenth century mystic saint poet Kabir. Dastan Dhaai Aakhar Kee – a story on Kabir – the poet and the lover is composed and performed by Ankit Chadha, under the direction of Mahmood Farooqui. The dastaan takes you on a journey about finding the Kabir who is around … Continued

Mushaira

Mushaira

If not its birthplace, then Lucknow is certainly one of the pilgrimage sites of Urdu poetry! The region bears a distinct influence on Urdu ghazal khwaani and Lakhnau school being one of the most prominent schools of Urdu Poetry. The lyric and rhyme of an Urdu nazm or ghazal is best enjoyed in a traditional mushaira where poets’ distinct style of elocution adds … Continued

‘The Sanjay Story’ by Vinod Mehta

‘The Sanjay Story’ by Vinod Mehta

Vinod Mehta in conversation with Mehru Jaffer was an interactive session regarding Sanjay Gandhi. Vinod Mehta writes the biography of Sanjay Gandhi, India’s most controversial member of a Prime Minister’s family. As the title suggests story begins at Anand Bhavan, abode of Nehru’s in Allahabad and the kinship that Feroz Gandhi shares with the Nehru … Continued

Final Day

Final Day

Day two of LLF features launch of some popular books dealing in sufism, mysticism, fiction, political biography, fantasy and poetry. Poetry and Lucknow and cinema remain the flavor of day with a documentary screening on the city’s Piscean symbol, a discussion on the celebrated nawab Wajid Ali Shah, the romance of poetry and cinema, history … Continued

Inaugural Day

  Lucknow Literary Festival 2013 : Explore the NEWS Inaugural day offers talk shows, book launches, and workshops as varied as comics, Awadhi, Hindi and Urdu poetry, Women empowerment and Social networking impact. A workshop on movie scripting, discussion on Lucknow’s stature in Urdu Poetry, growing comic culture, challenges of contemporary Hindi poetry and a … Continued