Fifth edition of Kerala Literature Festival (KLF) will begin on 16 January and continue until 19 ,said Ravi Deecee,Chief Facilitator,KLF in a press meet in Kozhikode on Friday.The focal theme of KLF 2020 is Climate Change.Ample facilities have been arranged at Kozhikode beach,the venue of the fest,said A.Pradeep Kumar MLA,organizing Committee Chairman who was also present along with A.K Abdul Hakkeem,General Convener,KLF at the meet.
“Undoubtedly,KLF is the most qualitative,content- rich fest with maximum sessions.”-Ravi Deecee,Chief Facilitator, KLF
Ravi Deecee said, with over five lakh attendees,KLF 2020 will be the biggest multi-lingual literature festival and largest cultural gathering in the subcontinent.
Eminent journalists Rajdeep Sardesai,BRP Bhaskar,Karan Thapar,Francisco Lopez,Angel Lopez (Spain)thinkers and writers like Shiv Kera,TM Krishna,Shashi Tharoor,Krishna Rmanujan,Tony Joseph,Perumal Murughan,Jerry Pinto are some of the names in the participating speakers.
Cultural nights filled with fire side chats,music concerts and performing arts will add color to the event.
The guest country this time is going to be Spain.represented by a team of twenty artists,writers and journalists.
The Indian language in focus is Tamil with 10 writers.
Guests from the UK,Solvenia,Egypt,Ireland,South Africa,and Sri Lanka will participate in the event.
Eminent writer,thinkers,journalists,performing artists will take part in the mega event.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the fest at 6 pm on 16th. Union Minister for External Affairs (State) V.Muraleedharan will deliver the keynote address.