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Ncell Literature Festival-2014

16 September 2014
 
Ncell sponsored Ncell Nepal Literature Festival, the fourth of its kind, to reaffirm its commitment to the slogan ‘Here for Nepal’ by continuing its financial support towards the promotion of Nepali literature.

This event organized by The Bookworm Foundation Trust commenced on September 19 and lasted for 4 days bringing 6 international and over 140 Nepali writers and professionals under one roof to engage them in a forum for literary conversations in the form of panel discussions, poetry recitals, book launch and singing.

International writers participating in this year’s Festival included Shashi Tharoor (India), Farah Ghuznavi (Bangladesh), Tishani Doshi (Britain), Carlo Pizzati (Italy), Basharat Peer (India) and Haritosh Bal Singh (India). Nepali writers included Abhi Subedi, Durga Lal Shrestha, Bairagi Kainla, Sarubhakta, Yubaraj Ghimire, Vijay Kumar Panday, Momila, Pratisara Sayami, Sarswoti Pratikshya and Toya Gurung to name a few.

Replete with sessions that included topics as wide-ranging as literature, art, music, sociology and economics, the Festival presented Nepal as a hub of literary and intellectual exchange, thereby drawing attention of people around the world to Nepal.
 

Ncell Literature Festival-2013

21 October 2013
 
The third edition of the Ncell Nepal Literature Festival 2013 is all set to commence from October 25 in the premises of the Nepal Academy in Kathmandu.

The Festival being organized by The Bookworm Foundation Trust with support of Ncell will be held for four days and bring together 8 international and over 90 Nepali writers and professionals. 
 
International writers participating in this year’s Festival include Shobhaa De, Ravinder Singh, Prajwal Parajuly and Farah Ghujnavi from India, Bangladesh and the UK. Nepali writers include Abhi Subedi, Sharada Sharma, Vijay K Panday, Anil Shah, Anil Chitrakar, Ramesh Kharel, Nayan Raj Pandey, Yubarj Ghimire and Sarshwoti Pratikshya to name a few.The Festival will have panel discussions, poetry recitals and book launch and signings, and much more. Lovers of literature will get a chance to rub their shoulders with the national and international literary stars, engage in racy dialogues, and grab a book and get it signed by their favorite writers.
 
Replete with sessions that include topics as wide-ranging as literature, art, music, sociology and economics, the Festival will help present Nepal as a hub of literary and intellectual exchange, thereby drawing the attention of people around the world to Nepal.
 

Ncell Literature Festival-2012

13 September 2012
 
The second edition of the Ncell Nepal Literature Festival 2012 is being organized by The Bookworm Trust in partnership with the Nepal Academy.

The Festival will be held from September 20 to 23 in the premises of the Nepal Academy at Kamaladi, Kathmandu. The Festival will bring together over ninety eminent writers from Nepal and abroad. The Festival will have panel discussions, poetry recitals, book launches and signings, author meets, and much more. Lovers of literature will get a chance to rub their shoulders with the national and international literary stars, engage in racy dialogues, grab a book and get it signed by their favorite writers. 

The inaugural edition of the Festival was well-received by the audience and writers with an attendance of over 5,000 strong audience. International writers like Mark Tully, Indra Bahadur Rai and Ira Trivedi, in addition to over 60 eminent Nepali writers including Sarubhakta, Sharada Sharma, Abhi Subedi, Dhruba Chandra Gautam and Jagadish Ghimire had graced the inaugural edition that spread over 25 sessions. This year's program promises to be bigger and better with an expected 10,000 strong audience, more than 90 writers participating in over 40 parallel sessions for 4 days.

Replete with sessions that include topics as wide-ranging as literature, art, music, sociology and economics, the Festival will help present Nepal as a hub of literary and intellectual exchange, thereby drawing the attention of people around the world to Nepal.
 

 
 

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