Literature echoes through the mountains


While the country’s elite disappeared to the Swiss Alps this summer, some set off to the mystical land of Bhutan. Our Westcoast resident tells us about her experience at the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival: DNA

The country that is fondly called ‘Last Shangri La’ played host to the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival, an initiative by the India Bhutan Foundation.  Spanning across three days, the literary fest brought together writers, environmentalists, scholars, photographers, poets, musicians and filmmakers to share stories, create memories, and engage in a cultural dialogue. 

Yesteryears actress Waheeda Rehman, fashion designer Wendell Rodricks, celebrity chef Kunal Kapur and author Anuja Chauhan were amongst the many Indian celebrities and authors, who graced the event. Sessions ranged from Bhutanese mythology, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, politics, travel and engaging conversations,where speakers shared their travel memories across the globe.

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