Over 400 speakers, including Jeffrey Archer, Ada Yonath, Abhijit Banerjee, Arundhati Roy, Remo Fernandes, Sagarika Ghose, Wendy Doniger, will be a part of the Kerala Literature Festival (KLF) 2022, to be conducted at the beaches of Calicut (Kozhikode) from January 20 to January 23.
DC Kizhakemuri Foundation sponsors KLF 2022 and is supported by the Kerala State Tourism Board and Govt. of Kerala. Prof. K. Satchidanandan is the festive director of this year's festival.
The four-day festival, which takes place along the shores of the Arabian Sea, brings together artists, actors, stars, writers, thinkers, and activists. The event has an annual attendance of more than three lakhs, making it the second-largest festival of its kind in Asia.
The past two years have been nothing less of a roller coaster for the world population. Everything came to a standstill and the pandemic wiped off all celebrations from our life.— KeralaLiteratureFest (@KeralaLitFest) November 27, 2021
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A wide range of award-winning writers, actors, artists, writers, media personalities, diplomats, sports icons, designers, and celebrities from diverse backgrounds are scheduled to speak at the conference.
Organizers will introduce curated gastronomical exuberance this year with food trucks and ethnic cuisines during the KLF 2022. The festival will host more than 200 sessions featuring writers, experts, and performers from across India and more than 12 other nations globally.