Glimpses of Mountain Echoes 2016 Literary Festival


Performance by students of Royal Academy of Performing Arts- Image courtsey Bhuwan Kafley (1) copy

Bhutan will celebrate the seventh edition of Mountain Echoes 2016 Literary Festival from August 26-28, 2016 in Thimphu, Bhutan. It is an initiative of India-Bhutan Foundation in association with Siyahi, a literary organization.

The festival brings together some of the greatest literary minds who have shone in their respective fields. Also many photography exhibitions and workshops will be held during the three days of the festival. The festival also includes acclaimed authors like Amitav Ghosh, Amrita Tripathi,, Meenakshi Reddy Madhavan, Paro Anand and many others from India and  Çiler Ilhan, Jan Cornall, Jean Noel Orengo, Natsuo Miyashita and others from around the globe. The festival also announces the inaugural edition of Bonfire Tales, which is a cultural journey on a motorcycle to the Phobjikha valley in the impressive Black Mountains of Bhutan and then onto the warm climes of Punakha. Also as venues are located across Thimphu, Mountain echoes will help you to perceive different parts of the beautiful city. For all literature and cultural aficionados, this festival will be a paradise.

The photography events that visitors can look forward to:

An Ode to Rajasthan 1979-2016 by Sudhir Kasliwal

Unraveling Wonders of Gasa by Gasa Dzongkhag 

In Focus, a fashion photography workshop by Maneesh Mandanna 


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