The eighth edition of Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) starts on Nov. 8. Three days long this festival organized by the three directors Sadaf Saaz, Ahsan Akbar, and K Anis Ahmed. The festival held at Bangla Academy, Dhaka.
This year over 200 speakers, performers and thinkers, representing 15 countries, will take part in the 3-day event with over 90 sessions. All of session and others program are free and open to all. This year Nandita Das, famous actor, and director talking about her film Manto. This year’s line-up features award-winning actor Manisha Koirala, Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton, Syed Manzoorul Islam, Imdadul Haq Milon, Kaiser Haq, and Selina Hossain, among others. The festival will also host the launch of the Cambridge Short Story Prize.
DLF is supported by the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Government of Bangladesh and hosted by Bangla Academy.
Online registration is open at www.dhakalitfest.com/register