Wednesday, March 24, 2010

33rd SAARC Literature Festival from March 26-29

The impact of environment on literature will be the focus of the 33rd SAARC Festival of Literature at the India International Centre from March 26-29.

Writers, academics, artists, folklorists, historians, greens, and peace and gender activists from eight South Asian countries will discuss how nature and environment have been key constituents of literature as well as visual and performing arts since times immemorial, a communique from the Foundation of SAARC Writers' and Literature said Wednesday.

It has been organised by the Foundation of SAARC Writers and Literature (FOSWAL) in collaboration with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).

The highlight will be a series of seminars on nature, literature, art, health, reconnecting to myths and legends about environment, globalisation, tribal perspective on ecology, heritage, architecture and civilizations.

Full report here Sify 

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