Lahore Literary Festival: How it Began

The Lahore Literary Festival was founded by Razi Ahmed. It is being annually held since 2013, and has become an event of international standing.

Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) 2016

The LLF 2016 took place from 20th to 21st February at Avari Hotel. Nearly a 100,000 people attended which included artists, intellectuals, journalists, writers and poets from Pakistan as well as from countries like Egypt, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Russia, Uzbekistan, UK, USA, China and India. Numerous sessions were held on both days, on subjects such as art, business, culture, history, food, politics, fiction, feminism, poetry and many more, which drew enthusiastic crowds of people.

Notable Sessions of Lahore Literary Festival 2016

Day 1

Day 2

Conclusion of Lahore Literary Festival 2016

All in all it was a very successful event, which as always provided an insight into our literary richness and the creativity of our people. Furthermore Lahore Literary Festival played an important role in creating a cultural bridge between Pakistan and the rest of the world, something that is needed now more than ever before.