Nexus Select CITYWALK is delighted to conclude the City Literature Fest, a four-day literary extravaganza that took place from September 29th to October 2nd. This event, eagerly awaited by book lovers and creative enthusiasts, brought words, stories, and creativity together in a grand celebration of literature.
The City Literature Fest delivered a diverse range of literary experiences, ensuring there was something for everyone. Attendees were treated to captivating Nukkad Natak performances, enlightening sessions with renowned authors, engaging workshops, and soul-stirring poetry readings. Here’s a recap of the highlights:
Day 1 – September 29th
The festival commenced with street theater performances in the form of Nukkad Natak, starting at 12:00 p.m. Later in the evening at 6:30 pm, attendees had the privilege of participating in ‘World’s Best Girlfriend: A Session by Durjoy Dutta,’ where they explored the world of romance and storytelling with the renowned author. Following that, ‘Shaam-e-rekhta’ by Rekhta Foundation at 7:30 pm offered an evening dedicated to beautiful Urdu poetry and literature.
Day 2 – September 30th
Day 2 was packed with activities, starting with the Tote Bag Painting Workshop at 1:00 p.m., allowing participants to unleash their creativity through hands-on painting. Financial wisdom seekers attended ‘Let’s Talk Mutual Funds by Monika Halan, gaining valuable insights from a renowned finance writer. All ages enjoyed the Character Meet and Greet with Dog Man, promising a delightful experience. Additionally, thought-provoking discussions on themes of sexuality and self-image with Shashank Gupta and Shibal Bhartiya engaged the audience.
Day 3 – October 1st
Day 3 continued the diverse lineup of activities. Starting at 12:00 p.m., the Journaling Workshop invited participants to discover the art of journaling and creative expression. At 5:00 pm, ‘Healing Through Crystals: A Session by Master Vani Kabir’ delved into the world of crystal healing and ancient wisdom. At 6:00 pm, attendees had the chance to meet author Satyarth Nayak and gain insights into the world of literary creation during his signing and interview session. The day ended with heart-touching spoken word performances in the form of Spoken Poetry.
Day 4 – October 2nd
On the final day of the festival, attendees explored a range of activities. From 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., the Paper Folding workshop allowed participants to unleash their origami skills in a creative setting. From 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, they had the opportunity to meet author Anchal Malhotra and gain insights into her literary journey during a signing and interview session. To cap off the festivities, ‘Speaking Souls (Open Mic)’ with Mehak Goyal commenced at 5:30 p.m. onwards, providing a platform for attendees to express themselves through poetry, stories, and more.
Yogeshwar Sharma, Director of Select CITYWALK, expressed his excitement about the festival, stating, “The City Literature Fest is a testament to our commitment to enriching the lives of our visitors beyond shopping. We are thrilled to have hosted this literary extravaganza and provided a platform for book lovers and creative minds to connect.”
The City Literature Fest at Select CITYWALK Mall was an unforgettable experience that celebrated words, stories, and creativity. Thank you for joining us in this celebration from September 29th to October 2nd!