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Lahore Literary Festival begins tomorrow

By Our Correspondent
February 22, 2024

LAHORE:The Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) is set to captivate audiences once again as it returns for its annual rendezvous of literature, arts, and intellectual discourse. LLF will take place at the Alhamra Arts Centre, Mall Road from February 23 to 25, 2024.

Lahore Literary Festival banners can be seen on the Alhamra Art Center building. — Lahore Literary Festival website
Lahore Literary Festival banners can be seen on the Alhamra Art Center building. — Lahore Literary Festival website

Leading speakers such as LLF Chairman Iqbal Z. Ahmed, Aziz Boolani, LLF founder and CEO Razi Ahmed and Head of Communication Trade and Political EU Pakistan Piotr Buszta will participate in opening ceremony of LLF 2024. LLF promises a vibrant exploration of diverse cultures, literature and contemporary issues. The festival will feature vibrant art works of prominent artists such as Faiza Butt, Farida Batool, Masooma Syed, Risham Hosain Syed, Ferrante Ferranti and a retrospective show of Salima Hashmi. The festival will also host renowned authors, poets, intellectuals and artists from Pakistan and abroad, providing a unique cultural exchange and dialogue platform. This three-day cultural extravaganza will feature a rich tapestry of events, including literary discussions, book launches and art exhibitions. The festival will also showcase captivating performances, including a Qawwali night, film screening and musical performances. In addition to celebrating literature, LLF will delve into pressing issues through panel discussions and talks, covering topics ranging from climate change and women's rights.