Jaipur, the Pink City of India, is all set to host the 17th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival 2024, one of the finest literature events in the world. The event is set to be held between 1st and 5th February at Hotel Clarks Amer. The festival is one of the most anticipated annual events among people in the field of literature, as it brings together the world's brightest minds under one roof. 

Like every year, the iconic Jaipur literary fest is expected to have its characteristic flavour, substance, and scale, bringing together eminent authors from worldwide, readers, influencers, literary connoisseurs, and visionaries. 

Jaipur Literature Festival plays host to many authors and brilliant speakers. This year, some of the renowned names in the literary world are expected to speak at the event. This news has created more buzz and excitement among the visitors. These experts will have significant discussions and debates on various topics, which is what this festival is about.

Among the many speakers and authors listed at the Jaipur Literature Festival, some of the notable names that you can look forward to seeing and meeting include:

  • Gulzar Saab – A legendary poet, lyricist and author of more than 100 books.
  • Kai Bird – The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, biographer and author.
  • Malcolm Turnbull – The former Prime Minister of Australia and businessman.
  • Justice Madan B. Lokur – The former Judge of the Supreme Court of India and the Supreme Court of Fiji.
  • Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni – A popular and eminent author of many best-selling books in India 'The Palace of Illusions.' 
  • Arundhathi Subramaniam – The Sahitya Akademi Award Winner and a leading Indian poet. 
  • Damon Galgut – Multi-faceted personality; he is a playwright, novelist and Prize-Winning Book author. 
  • Angela Siani – An award-winning journalist, political writer, and author of four books. 
  • Gurcharan Das – The former CEO of Procter & Gamble and a full-time writer.

So, there you go, from Bollywood lyricists to journalists, politicians and judiciary officers, the literary festival of Jaipur is all set to welcome some of the most eminent personalities of the world. The presence of such amazing personalities speaks volumes of the calibre and magnitude of the event and also promises all the attendees a wonderful time. 

While literature will be at the left, right and centre of the fest, many other fun and interesting activities will also be held at the festival. For example, there is the Jaipur Music Stage, Festival Buzzaar, Friends of the Festival and many other exciting things that you can look forward to. 

The Jaipur Music Stage is the first-time addition to the Jaipur Literary Fest, and it promises a unique blend of literature and musical experience to the audience/visitors. This beautiful event offers a platform for some of the best musical talent across the world to perform for the crowd and showcase their talent. 

The musical artists participating in the event have different musical backgrounds, be it Ghazal, jazz, rock or the blues. In short, the Jaipur Music Stage 2024 is going to be a music festival like no other, embodying excellence and variety. 

Best Places to Visit in Jaipur

If you have been planning to go on a holiday to Rajasthan for a long time, there could be no better excuse or reason to go now as the Jaipur Literature Festival 2024 is starting on February 1. And whether you are from the literature field or not, you will surely have a great time as there is music, dance, shopping and many things that will interest you. 

While you are in the land of the royals, you can use the opportunity to explore the stunning city of Jaipur and visit its popular attractions. If you are a first-time visitor, it can be confusing to choose only a few of the best places to visit in Jaipur. So, we have done all the hard work for you and brought you the 10 best places that you must not miss at all. 

  1. City Palace
  2. Nahargarh Fort
  3. Hawa Mahal
  4. Birla Mandir
  5. Bapu Bazar
  6. Amber Fort and Palace
  7. Chokhi Dhani
  8. Amar Jawan Jyoti
  9. Kanak Vrindavan Garden
  10. Rambagh Palace

So, there you have everything you need to know about one of the grandest literary events in the world, the Jaipur Literature Festival 2024. This annual gathering of literary stalwarts has captivated the interest of many worldwide and has evolved into a platform for meaningful conversations, debates, and dialogues. 

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