Hey Lucknow, guess what’s back? The Gomti Book Festival 2.0, organised by the National Book Trust, India in association with the Lucknow Development Authority. It promises to be every book lover’s dream come true with books, authors and activities for all age groups! From December 9 to 17, 2023 dive into a book paradise at the Gomti Riverfront Park. Mark your calendars now; trust us, you don’t want to miss this one!
Authors Meet & Keynote Speakers
Enjoy interactive sessions with some of the brightest minds in literature from all over the country. Expect renowned speakers like Ankur Warikoo, Raj Shamani, Nayab Midha, Priya Malik, Chetan Bhagat, Durjoy Dutta, Aparshakti Khurana and actor Ayushman Khurana. Ritu Karidhal Srivastava, referred to as one of the many”Rocket Women of India, for her role as one of the lead scientists of the Chandrayaan-3 Moon mission will grace the festival with their presence. From 4 pm to 6 pm everyday, prepare to be inspired, learn and engage in discussions with these well-known figures.
Explore Book Street, with over 200 stalls showcasing diverse genres, from fiction to non-fiction, mystery to romance, and everything in between. Publishers including NBT, Amar Chitra Katha, Penguin, Rupa and Manjul Publishing House will help you find your next literary adventure here.
Cultural Activities, Youth Corner & Children’s Activities
Experience vibrant cultural performances, from traditional dances to melodious music at the Gomti Book Festival. Dive into our rich culture while enjoying stories that come alive through cultural performances everyday from 6 pm to 8 pm.
Don’t come alone! Bring your little ones along for a day filled with fun and education! Engaging activities like storytelling sessions and interactive workshops await children of all ages.
Step into the Youth Corner, where innovation and creativity collide. Engage in thought-provoking discussions, discover new perspectives and participate in activities designed to empower and inspire the youth.
So, mark your calendars now; trust us, you don’t want to miss this one!
Location: Gomti Riverfront Park, Jiamau, Lucknow
Timings: 11 am to 8 pm