LAHORE: The fifth edition of the three-day annual Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) is scheduled to commence on Feb 24 at the Alhamra Art Centre, The Mall.

With over 100 thinkers from home and abroad, including Lebanon, Syria, Indonesia, South Africa, Germany, the US, the UK, this year’s LLF will feature thought-provoking panel discussions with some noted voices in the arts and literature, book launches and signings, poetry recitals, musical performances.

A major art show, Digging Deep, Crossing Far, comprising works by contemporary German and Pakistani artists is also part of the festival, stated a press release.

“This year’s edition will bring to prominence Lahore’s rich and storied cultural traditions, and its openness and curiosity for engagement with the wider world to provide audiences with a stimulating array of ideas and intellectual inquiry,” said Razi Ahmed, LLF founder and chief executive officer.

The festival will run from Feb 24 to 26.

Published in Dawn, February 15th, 2017