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Jaipur Literature Festival returns after two years after Covid-19 Pandemic

Jaipur Literature Festival returns

Jaipur Literature Festival returns after 2 years

Jaipur Literature Festival returns – On Thursday, the 15th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) began with a spectacular performance by Ujwal Nagar, a Hindustani classical music maestro and lead classical singer of Indian fusion band Advaita. 
 
The event, which is being held at the Clarks Amer hotel, began with opening remarks from keynote speakers Harish Trivedi, a writer and professor, and Shombi Sharp, the UN Resident Coordinator for India. 
 
Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the JLF was cancelled in 2020 and held virtually in 2021. It will be held both virtually and on the ground this year. 
 
It took place virtually from March 5 to 9 and on the ground from March 10 to 14. 
 
“I think the epidemic has been challenging for everyone, but the performing arts, in particular, have considered it an existential danger,” said William Dalrymple, author, historian, and JLF co-director. But now we’ve returned.” Tasneem Khan’s English translation of the novel ‘Ae Mere Rehnuma‘ was unveiled on the first day. The storey depicts the plight of Muslim women over the world.

Jaipur Literature Festival returns

Bruno Macaes, a Portuguese politician and novelist, spoke on his book ‘Geopolitics for the End Time: From the Pandemic to the Climate Crisis,’ which examines a developing world order driven by the need to adapt and live in more harsh natural circumstances. 
 
Namita Gokhale, a prominent writer and the recipient of the coveted Sahitya Akademi Award for 2021, spoke about the contradictions of returning a work of fiction to the language of its physical and emotional location in another session. 
 
Among others who spoke at another session were Norwegian Ambassador to India Hans Jacob Frydenlund, Vir Chakra recipient Chandrakant Singh, and German Ambassador to India Walter J Linder. Hannah Ellis-Peterson, a correspondent for The Guardian, hosted a discussion on the chances of peace in a shattered globe. 

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