Date: 20 - 24 May 2012
Mountain Echoes is a unique literary and cultural festival set in the pristine beauty of Bhutan. The festival enjoys the patronage of Her Majesty, the Queen Mother Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck.
Conceptualised by His Excellency Pavan Varma, Indian Ambassador to Bhutan the festival is an initiative by the India-Bhutan Foundation in association with Siyahi to share the many myths, legends and folklore from Bhutan and the Himalayan region of India.
The focus of the festival is to explore and celebrate the rich literary culture of both the countries.
MOUNTAIN ECHOES 2012
Its Back! Mountain Echoes 2012, the Literary Festival that is set in the midst of a mountain paradise - Bhutan. This year promises to be bigger than ever with some hugely inspiring names from the world iterature, theatre, film, music, art and culture.
Some of the confirmed speakers at this year's festival are: Advaita Kala, Aveek Sen, Dayanita Singh, Dorji Wangchuk, Kalpish Ratna (Kalpana Swaminathan & Ishrat Syed), Karma Singye Dorji, Kishwar Desai, Malvika Singh, Mishi Saran, Namita Gokhale, Patrick French, Pavan Varma, Pramod Kumar KG, Sonam Jatso, Stephen Alter, Swati Chopra, Tshering C Dorji, Vikram Seth, and Vir Das.
Catch the most heavenly Literature Festival on earth from the 20th to the 24th of May 2012 in Thimphu, Bhutan.
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