The Lahore Literary Festival (LLF) after making its way to New York for the first time in May has paved its way to London. The LLF will make its debut at the British Museum’s BP Theatre on 29th October.
“After the successful debut of LLF’s New York edition in May and the success of the fourth edition of the annual festival in Lahore in February, we are delighted to be presenting an exciting program featuring some of Pakistan’s finest along with writers and opinion-makers from Britain, India, and Turkey at the festival’s London debut this month,” announced LLF founder and chief executive Razi Ahmed.
“LLF in London will highlight the intellectual curiosity, confidence and openness that are the hallmarks of Lahore’s longstanding traditions,” said Razi Ahmed in a press release.
Well known speakers such as Tehmina Durrani, Faiza Butt, Hina Rabbani Khar, Sarmad Khoosat, Kashmiri writer Mirza Waheed alongside Farooq Bajwa and Turkish writer Elif Shafak will be present at the LLF.