Jaipur the Gala land of Festivals and Frolics, brings together some of the greatest writers and thinkers from across Asia and the world. JLF (Jaipur Literature Festival) has grown from a sober event to the largest Free Literature Festival in the world. Zee Literature Festival is an annual event and draws more than 1, 00,000 writers around the globe to embark the “Power of Literature”. For 2019 JLF is scheduled from 24th January to 28th January 2019. People across Asia especially buy Jaipur Tour packages and Rajasthan Tour packages to explore the beautiful places around and to enjoy this Extravagant Lit Festival.
History of Literature Festival
Jaipur Literature Festival is highly popular in India as well as outside India. The festival came in existence in the year 2006 and will be marking its 13th year in 2019. It started with only 18 writes and 14 authors including Shobhaa De, Hari Kunzru and William Dalrymple.
In the year 2009, around 12,000 individuals went to the celebration with more than 140 creators and speakers including Vikram Seth, Shashi Tharoor, Hanif Kureishi, Ashok Vajpayee, and Tariq Ali and so on talking or taking an interest in the occasion. Notwithstanding, in the year 2012, the celebration kept running into trouble when writer Salman Rushdie dropped his total voyage through India over the conceivable dangers to kill him over the readings of his disputable book.
In the year 2015, there were 181 thinkers and creators like Chetan Bhagat, Amish Tripathi, and the Nobel Laureate V.S Naipaul. In this year the festival also expanded its boundaries of Diggi Palace, a splendid place to visit and host events in Rajasthan.
JLF 2019 will also be an extravagant event with speakers and authors like Markus Zusak and Hari Kunzru.
Enjoy this Festival and vibes of the beautiful state by just choosing a 2 to 5 Day tour of Rajasthan.
Jaipur Literature Festival Tickets
Jaipur Literature Festival is a Free or Un-ticketed event which has a Free Registration. Registration for Jaipur Literature Festival 2019 can be made on the official Website of Zee JLF. On spot, Registration is though chargeable. The music events at Clarks Amer are Ticketed.
Sightseeing Around Jaipur Literature Festival
Since we would be in Jaipur, so why to lose the chance of visiting all the beautiful places of Jaipur. The Albert Hall, built in honor of the Princes of Wales, depicts the culture of Meena and Lohars, signifies the importance of history in our lives. The Hawa Mahal, built with pink and red stone is the foremost attraction of the city. Forts of the City like Amer Fort, Jaigarh Fort, and the Nahargarh Fort.