HLF starts: An assemblage of art, society and also literary works
Hyderabad: If you are a literary fan, it is an unmissable weekend break for you! After 2-year lengthy respite owing to the pandemic, Hyderabad Literary Festival (HLF) started in the city in its complete splendor on Friday, staying up to date with its custom of Republic Day weekend break in Vidyaranya High School in Saifabad.
Speaking to The Hans India, “Being held virtually for two years, HLF is back again for city residents. The special attraction for this edition is the Konkani language and few writers from North East part of India to make it even more inclusive”, states Usha Raman, HLF nucleus participant.
As each version of HLF pays unique focus to one Indian language and also welcomes an international country to display its art, society, and also literary works, this year as well, HLF welcomed Germany as the visitor version and also Konkani as the Indian language in emphasis. Germany, which was the very first country to be welcomed as a visitor country in 2012, goes back to the event thisyear
“Since the festival is back after two years, there is excitement among the Hyderabadis. In addition to the earlier editions, we have ‘Meet the Artist’, as a new event in this edition”, states Amita Desai, HLFDirector
Several prize-winning writers and also musicians from Germany and also Konkani language stand for the abundant and also varied literary works and also art in the three-day event.
The occasion started in the existence of Goan writer and also Jnanpith recipient, Damodar Mauzo, German replacement ambassador to India, Stephen Grabherr, and also Principal Secretary (sectors and also IT)Jayesh Ranjan
At the inaugural session, Stephen Grabherr stated, “Reading a book is always walking through new imagination.” In an interactive session on ‘Ink of Dissent, Language, Literature and also Freedoms’, Damodar Mauzo told his interaction with Konkani language and also literary works and also just how it is obtaining grip in current times. HLF involves with city citizens not just in the month of January yet likewise hosts various other occasions such as podcasts, digital sessions with writers, and also verse occasions throughout the year, statedJayesh Ranjan
Several events, digital photography, paint, and also various other art types get on screen for the event. The unique tourist attraction for this year’s event was its concentrate on the style of the atmosphere. For circumstances, ‘Under the Chevella Banyans’, an event curated by Avani Rao Gandra, brought in a substantial group throughout the very first day of the event. An exhibit on ‘See the Book, Read the Book’ by Shanta Rameshwar Rao, a renowned poet, and also author of modern-day Kannada literary works that started the Vidyaranya college, the place for the event gets on screen.
Cultural occasions being popular at the event, Meepao, a dancing efficiency by Surjit Nongmeikapam and also JoDooba So Paar, a music occasion on Amir Khusrau, excited the site visitors on the first day.