Bhubaneshwar : India’s multi-language micro-blogging platform – Koo – has been chosen as the official social media partner for the 8th Kalinga Literary Festival – KLF 2021. The festival is a celebration of the literary and cultural legacy of Odisha and aims to inculcate reading habits among the youth. One of the largest literature festivals in India, the theme for KLF 2021 is – India at 75: Commemorating the Republic of Letters. The festival is scheduled to take place in Bhubaneswar from December 10-12, 2021, and in a virtual mode from December 17-19, 2021.
Using the handle @KalingaLitfest and the hashtag #KLF2021, KLF Kooed: the 8th Kalinga Literary Festival welcomes you in the biggest celebration of literary spirit. KLF 2021 is slated to hold sessions by eminent Indian and international speakers on topics like cultural nationalism, democracy, peace building, conflict resolution, and citizen engagement. Prominent writers such as Farrukh Dhondy, Tracy Chevalier and Louise Welsh, lyricist Gulzar and Rajya Sabha MP Jairam Ramesh, among others, are expected to be present at the three-day event.