Mangaluru is a port city along the Indian West Coast at the foothills of Western Ghats, known for its etheral beauty, with its Rolling Hills, Fresh Water Streams, Pristine Greenery, Divine Shrines and Beautiful Beaches.
Mangaluru has a vibrant multi-cultural ethos with very colourful annual festivities including Kambala, Kola, Yakshagana and Jatra Mahotsavas round the year.
Mangaluru, with many Medical, Dental, Engineering, Management, Pharmacy and other professional educational institutions imparting quality education, is aptly known as the knowledge hub.
Mangaluru Lit Fest intends to highlight this literary & cultural diversity, creating a conducive platform for thought provoking & captivating intellectual deliberations.
The festival is an autonomous community sponsored literary conclave.
Mangaluru Lit Fest is an attempt to showcase The Idea of Bharat – Ancient Indian Wisdom of Peace, Brotherhood & Universal Well Being, as envisioned in Udara Charitanam Tu Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, through intellectual discourse by the finest literary minds from across the globe.
Mangaluru Lit Fest is being held on 3 & 4 Nov 2018 at Dr TMA Pai International Convention Centre, Mangaluru.