Pakistan appears to be vying to be recognised as a normal country. Consequently, several literary festivals are held throughout the year, mainly funded by foreign donors, primarily in three major cities: Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi. This year, too, two festivals were held in different cities but with varied clientele, audience, expectations and socio-political idioms. They also differed in terms of media and elite attention.
With heavyweights like Ayesha Jalal, Mohsin Hamid, Shobhaa De and Lyse Doucet in attendance, the Lahore Literature Festival […]
The third edition of the Lahore Literature Festival (LLF) commenced Friday, a media report said.
The festival was founded in 2012 and was first launched in 2013, Dawn online reported.