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Delhi Poetry Festival, Season 5
February 23 @ 8:00 am - February 25 @ 5:00 pm
Description- Poetry is the soul of a civilized society. And the celebration of poetry, a sign of its maturity. Delhi Poetry Festival is one of India’s premier literary and cultural celebration. Usually held in the second week of December every year, DPF is India’s largest standalone poetry festival. The last two seasons have seen a tremendous leap in the quality of our content and we have hosted literary luminaries like Ashok Vajpeyi, Naresh Saxena, William Dalrymple, Javed Akhtar, Prasoon Joshi, Piyush Pandey, Madan Gopal Singh, Kuldeep Singh (Tum Ko Dekha Toh Yeh Khayal Aaya fame), Dr. Syeda Hameed, Zakia Zaheer, Rene Singh, Danish Iqbal, Sanjna Kapoor, Loveleen Mishra, Atul Tiwari, Rakshanda Jalil, Farhat Shahzad, Muzaffar Ali, Annu Kapoor, Irshad Kamil, Ankit Chadha, Rana Safvi, Waseem Barelvi, Fehmi Badauni, Nizami Brothers, Anamika Singh, Arundhati Subramanian, Vidya Shah…
Our board consists of celebrated literary personalities like Sukrita Paul Kumar, Keki Daruwalla, Vinita Nangia, Rene Singh, Danish Iqbal, Joy Sengupta, Waseem Barelvi, Uday Prakash, Atul Tiwari…
The festival is slated to be held on 23rd, 24th and 25th February 2018 at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi campus. The sessions will be held at the sprawling open-air amphitheater as well the beautiful lawns inside the Student Activity Centre (SAC) while many parallel activities will be organized within the Student Activity Centre premises including book stalls, author lounges (for book launches & book signing activities) a well-spread out Food Court. Guests can also avail of ample car parking around the JNU gate.
The festival will be inaugurated on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 and will be an evening affair only (4pm – 9pm). For the other two days, February 24th and 25th, 2018, the events will be spread over from 10.30 am to 9 pm. The sessions will feature conversations with literary and Bollywood celebrities; performance poetry, poetry plays, musical performances featuring well-known artists, mushaira, poetry & films, poetry recitals by celebrities…
Date- 23 To 25 Feb
Time- 10:30 Am
Venue- IIT Delhi