Galle Literary Festival
The Galle Literary Festival allows visitors the opportunity to appreciate the works of Sri Lankan and international authors, take part in literary discussions and enjoy other activities. Set in and around the UNESCO World Heritage city of Galle, writers from around the country and the world come together for an international celebration of writing, photography, music, ecology, architecture and food! During the day the Galle Literary Festival features writing workshops, panel discussions, topical debates, poetry readings, cooking classes, theatre workshops and literary lunches, while during the night there are poetry slams, jazz performances, late night movies, art showings and photographic exhibitions. There is even a comprehensive children's programme that focuses on art and eco workshops, creative writing and debating.
Date: 18 - 22 January 2012