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Pakistan

Web Desk
February 26, 2019

10th KLF 2019 kicks off from March 1

Pakistan

Web Desk
Tue, Feb 26, 2019

KARACHI:' Ten Year Celebration’ of Karachi Literature Festival kicks off from March 1-3 at Beach Luxury Hotel.

The event will mark KLF’s ten successful years of being the leading literary festival of Karachi.

The festival will feature, not only literary works and poetry, but also fine arts, culture,film and  performing arts.

The first day will begin in the evening with the inauguration ceremony which will be graced by the Chief Guest Governor of Sindh Imran Ismail.

After the welcoming speeches of the organisors, and the chief guest Governor of Sindh Imran Ismail, the Urdu Literature Prize for 2019 sponsored by Infaq Foundation will be awarded.

The first day's programs will then begin with key notes by Debrah Baker and I A Rehman followed by a KLF recollection documentary and then a performance by the famous Sheeema Kirmani.

The remaining evening will be enriched with Pakistani Cinema: Yesterday,Today and Tomorrow followed by a documentary premier of 'Indus Blues' , variety of talks on Urdu and English poetry at which the first day will conclude with a puppet show by Thespianz Theatre.

Second day of the festival will comprise of various book launches by a variety of writers like Javed Jabbar , talk sessions by Pakistani and International writers , a film by Madiha Aijaz.

The second day's festivities will end with a Qawwali by Hamza Akram and Brothers.

The third and last day of KLF 2019 will comprise of book launches , Satire in the Time of Tabdeeli, a Conversation with Mona Eltahawy, dramatic readings followed by the closing ceremony with speeches by Arshad Saeed Husain and a Keynote speeches by Ishrat Husain and Iftikhar Arif.

After the closing ceremony speeches, the KLF 2019 will end with a grand performance by Pepsi Battle of the Bands .

The three day 10th Karachi Literature Festival 2019 is all geared up to promote all forms of expression whether through the medium of books, poetry, documentary, short films, puppet shows , dance, talks sessions and singing.