Return of the Regal: Mountain Echoes Literary Festival arrives with its 9th edition
This August, Bhutan beckons all as the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival returns with its 9th edition. An initiative of the India-Bhutan Foundation and India’s leading literary agency, Siyahi, the festival will be held from August 23rd – 25th in the Bhutanese capital of Thimphu.
Presented by the Jaypee Group and powered by the Department of Tourism, Government of Rajasthan, the Festival is known for bringing together literary stalwarts from across the world in the lap of the Himalayas. This year’s edition of the Festival will celebrate 50 years of formal diplomatic relations between India and Bhutan and will pay tribute to the rich cultural ties between the two nations.
As each year, the three-day festival will celebrate Untouched Beauty, Unexplored Ideas and Unstoppable Voices from the heart of the Himalayas. The 2018 edition will focus on subjects such as Spirituality and Philosophy, Performing Arts, Environmental Conservation, Food, as well as Film & Theatre, among others. Each session will witness noteworthy names being a part of engaging discussions with the audience, thereby bringing together a range of expertise and perspectives on stage throughout the three days.