January is the month of Literature Festivals: Bookworms, are you listening?
New Year was welcomed with a bang all across the world. It has come with a lot of new hopes and positive vibes. Everybody is looking forward to new beginnings in 2019. Well, there is so much that is going to happen in the first month of the year. But the best thing that will happen in January is Literature festivals. Book lovers, are you listening?
Here is a list of literary festivals and book fairs that are going to take place this month, take a look:
New Delhi World Book Fair
World Book Fair 2019 will be back in Delhi on January 5 and will continue till January 13. It will take place at Pragati Maidan. Every year New Delhi World Book Fair takes up a theme to focus on prominent issues. The theme of World Book Fair 2018 was – Environment and Climate change. This year the theme is focused on ‘Readers with special needs’. It will emphasize the reading needs of children with special needs. Apart from this, cultural programs would also take place to attract book lovers to the World Book Fair. The main highlight of the book fair will be promoting reading habits in children. A lot of activities will be organized for the same such as skits, dramas, street plays, musical presentations, and storytelling sessions.
Nearest Metro Station: Pragati Maidan (Blue Line)
Jaipur Literature Festival
Jaipur Literature Festival is one of the most popular festivals in the country. This year the festival will begin on January 24 and will continue till January 28. It is known as the most loved literary festival on earth. A lot will happen in a four day long festival such as blogging contest, essay writing competition, quiz contest etc. Every year, the festival brings together a diverse mix of the world’s greatest writers, thinkers, humanitarians, politicians, and business leaders. Some prominent personalities will grace the festival this year too. Do not forget to book your tickets to Jaipur.
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