First-ever Ladakh Literature Festival
Ladakh administration is organizing the first-ever Ladakh Literature festival. The three day Literature Festival is being organized from 29 to 31 October 2019. At venues like historic Leh palace and Central Asian Museum the Ladakh Literature Festival will now be held annually.
Ladakh Literature Festival Highlights
Objective: To celebrate the uniqueness of the region in the fields of Literature, Art and Culture.
The first-ever Ladakh Literature Festival is going to witness transformation of Ladakh from a division to Union Territory (UT). During the festival the screenings of Ladakhi films, discussions on Heritage and presentations on History and Archeology of Ladakh will take place.
To attract the visitors of all age groups, different programmes are planned. To provide an opportunity to women, children and youth to participate in three day Ladakh Literature Festival several competitions and events such as Calligraphy, Culinary art are also incorporated.
Along with local artists, literary personalities, historians, musicians and senior IAS officers who turned authors such as Anil Swarup, Parvez Dewan and Dr MK Ranjith Sinh are also participating in festival.