Emirates Airline Festival of Literature 2013

The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is the Middle East’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word, bringing people of all ages together.

Date:
Tuesday, 5th - Saturday, 9th March 2013
Duration:
5 days
Audience:
General Public
Category:
Festival
Venue:
InterContinental Hotel, Festival City
Admission:
Tickets start from AED 40
Telephone:
+971 4 353 4002

The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is the Middle East’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word, bringing people of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds together with authors from around the world to promote education, debate and, above all, a love of reading and writing, in a celebratory and enjoyable way.

The LitFest, as it has affectionately become known, creates a wonderful opportunity for UAE nationals, residents and visitors to meet renowned authors, writers, speakers and thinkers. It provides the chance to attend literary discussions, listen to readings, participate in workshops, and experience the exciting Fringe and children’s events. With simultaneous translation between Arabic and English in all sessions, the LitFest strive sto break down all barriers to communication, so ideas are truly shared andfriendships formed – not least among the authors themselves. 

The Festival timings are as follows:

March 5th - 8pm (Opening Ceremony)

March 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th - 10:0am to 10:00pm

2013 will be the fifth Emirates Airline Festival of Literature. Tickets will be on sale form January 21 and can be purchcased at Kinokuniya booksellers in The Dubai Mall and on the LitFest website.

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