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The Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2018

A ravishing spell of artistic delights, clustered under one roof, delights both the art enthusiast and the avid book lover. Be it writing or theatre workshops, panel discussions, jazz performances, art exhibitions and more, the captivating literary festival has got it all, the atmosphere infectious. Springing the immediate surroundings of the legendary Galle Fort to life, the annual celebration of literature draws every literary and art lover to the very hub of artistic happenings.

Founded by hotelier and adventurer Geoffrey Dobbs in 2007, ‘The Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2018’ is the 1st international literary festival to be held in the country. One of the most anticipated events in South East Asia for literary enthusiasts around the world, the festival brings forth an opportunity to appreciate local as well as international literary works. With other philosophical, cultural, musical and culinary activities enlivening the hub as well, the festival is a riveting cultural experience, hosted at a historical landmark of Sri Lanka.

Why You Should Go

What better way to appreciate that novel you adore than a literary session where the very author talks about the book? Delight in a behind the scenes look at how the story came to life and its elegant execution on paper, delivered by the author itself. Take that inner writer in you for a spin, partake in workshops which delve into the crux of writing and poetry walkthroughs. Take in scintillating narratives brought to life in intriguing readings, discover a number of page-turners. Satiate that craving for aesthetically pleasing masterpieces, enrapture in intriguing art exhibitions.

Embark on excursions through Galle Fort with renowned architects. Learn about various architecture styles of landmark buildings one would see on the tour, which speak of the country’s iconic history. Enthrall in musical performances and harmonious symphonies, bathing the surroundings in a musical daze. Make the best of cooking classes, bringing forth eye-opening means of whipping up culinary classics.

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Date and Time

Jan 24, 2018 - Jan 28, 2018
7:00am
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Arts and Performances

Educational

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