Jaipur Literature Festival in Melbourne (Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts). (167AIC grants 2016)

3 November 2016

Sector: Arts and Culture
Country location: Australia
Grantee: Melbourne Writers Festival

Melbourne Writers  Festival (Credit: MWF)
Melbourne Writers Festival (Credit: MWF)

Project Description

Explore the riches of Indian culture, literature and ideas during this Indian-Australian literary extravaganza at Federation Square in February 2017, as part of the Asia-Pacific Triennial of Performing Arts. 

The first of its kind in Melbourne, this weekend festival celebrating the best Indian and Australian literary talent is brought together by the teams behind Melbourne Writers Festival and Jaipur Literature Festival.

Writers from across India and Australia will take part in a range of events celebrating reading and writing in all its forms – from world-class conversations to music, performance and fun family-friendly activities. Most events will be free.

Key dates

  • Jaipur Literature Festival in Melbourne, Melbourne, 10 February 2017 to 12 February 2017

Social media accounts: asiatopa.com.au; mwf.com.au

Australia-India Council grant offer: $30,000.00

Total project value: $160,000.00

Last Updated: 3 November 2016