April 20, 2024

 Auroville Literature Competition (ALF) unveils its debut version right this moment on twenty fifth of August till the twenty seventh of August, scheduled on the Worldwide Zone within the township, the pageant is a house to all of the bookworms in the hunt for their belonging, a real abode.

The campus that’s set to embark on this journey of bibliophiles, located within the Viluppuram district, largely within the state of Tamil Nadu, India has additionally been a commune for a number of  G20 conferences  this yr. However what encompasses this campus for this pageant is engaging for the curious and educated thoughts, for it’s underneath one umbrella in India that a big set of Authors around the globe, readers of every kind, genres of all scope come collectively to share their fondness for the artwork of literature.

 The pageant is a harbour for the One hundred and fiftieth-year celebration of Sri Aurobindo Ghose, the nice indian thinker. It’s a celebration for his relentless contribution and laudable work, as a commune of appropriate minds alike. Based on the secretary of the muse, Jayanti Ravi, the centenary celebration has been commemorated due to its supporters, and likewise the latest spotlight of the President, Smt. Droupadi Murmu go to to Auroville. The purpose of the muse, stays in cultivating a harmonious group for all, with none limitations.

The hall of peace at Auroville
The corridor of peace at Auroville

Auroville Basis that comes underneath the Ministry of Schooling, has putforth a collaborative effort with  non-profit organisations of  Valley of Phrases Worldwide Literature and Arts Competition Shabdavali and The Chennai Worldwide Centre. The visionary transcends from ‘the mom’, who’s praised and worshipped, UNESCO because the endorser and the true executioner of the common township the french architect, Mr. Roger Anger together with his profound craft.

A Book-lovers Abode : Auroville unveils India’s Literature Festival - Asiana Times
The Savitri Bhavan : Sir Aurobindo’ statue

Who might be there?

Gayatri Majumdar(creator) and Anu Majumdar(Creator and ALF coordinator), Trinidad-born creator and linguist Peggy Mohan, German-French author-translator Anne Weber, French creator Violaine Huisman , Jennifer Down, a famend Australian author and editor, Karen Jennings, South African creator, British poet and translator George Szirtes, Ranjit Hoskote, poet, translator and cultural theorist,Pleasure Sen, architect and concrete planner, the attractive poets Jhilam Chattaraj and Gayatri Majumdar and lots of extra to grace the occasion.

Nice minds of the These embody awardees of coveted prizes such because the UNESCO Cites of Literature Award, Tagore Prize,  Sahitya Akademi award, Worldwide Booker Prize for Translation, TS Eliot Prize,Prix Francois Sagan, Miles Franklin Award, German Guide Prize and the Sello Duiker South African award for Literature. 

By no means sufficient books, By no means sufficient genres

When a Mexican novelist, Fuentes, quoted that “Don’t classify me, learn me. I’m a author, not a style.” He not solely referred to the ode of substance in people, however the unobvious curiosity to at all times no extra, between classification, and to not simply merely exist, or relatively learn.

A spot the place all of us share an curiosity, no judgements,naked ourselves,  hone our asset of craft and dwell right into a genre-less house of every thing from the crafts,tradition, culinary experiences, craft, ebook launches, a spread of workshops to take pleasure in and rather more is what ALF guarantees. Whether or not it’s reality or fiction, the grandeur of opera or the historical past of vedas, you’re positive to discover a seat in belonging. Over the course of the three-day program, we hope fans of every kind from all locations  rejoice within the celebration of artwork and literature. 

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