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Check out the most entertaining picks of Tata LitFest 2016

Sonali Pimputkar | Updated on: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 11:20 AM IST

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The Tata Literature Festival has lined-up over 130 authors from 30 countries for its seventh edition. The four-day festival starts at November 17 and will be held at the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) and Prithvi Theatre. And to help you get rid of the confusion we have a guide revealing the most interesting picks this year.

A Tribute to Roald Dahl

Inspired by the work of Roald Dahl, Tata LitFest brings to you a series of readings and enactments of some of the author’s work. Pieces include short stories and rhymes for children and adults in the form of finely tuned performances with music, dance and spoken word that will transport the audiences into Dahl’s Magical Realism.

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When: November 17
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Godrej Theatre, NCPA

Also Read: Tata Literature Live to honour Amitav Ghosh with Lifetime Achievement Award

She Writes, He Writes

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Does it double the chances for success? You’ll have to split money? Or you’ll get a good advice on ideas and information? What exactly happens when your partner is a writer too? Shares author and illustrator Gillian Johnson, Novelist Nicholas Shakespeare, English Poet Simon Armitage and Sue Roberts.

When: November 17
Time: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Where: Experimental Theatre, NCPA

Also Read: Polish up your skills with these workshops at Tata LitFest

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Debate: India and Pakistan can never be friends

If there’s one thing that was thrust into our minds while growing up was that ‘India and Pakistan can never be friends’. And if it still haunts your mind then you should surely attend the debate chaired by Vir Sanghvi. The event will see Maroof Raza and Shiv Kunal Verma for the motion and Shashi Tharoor and Pavan Varma against the motion.

When: November 17
Time: 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Where: Tata Theatre, NCPA

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Published on: Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 04:42 PM IST