•      Thu Sep 28 2023

Yashaswi Prangya founded Nepal Yashaswi Sanman

Kathmandu, Aug 27:  Kathmandu Kalinga Literary Festival announced the Yashaswi Sahitya Sanman to legendary Nepalese writer Dr. Madhav Prasad Pokhrel, Indian writer Prof. Awadhesh Pradhan, actress and writer Divya Dutta.

Yashswi Sahitya Sanman established by Kathmandu Kalinga Literary Festival in association with Yashaswi Prangya Pratistan (Yashaswi Foundation) of Nepal. The award has been a novel way to acknowledge and honour, literary legend of both countries.

This was informed by the Kathmandu Kalinga Literary Festival, Director, Ranjana Niraula. Last year Yashswi Sahitya Sanman conferred to legendary Nepalese writer Satya Mohan Joshi, legendary Indian writer Ashok Vajpeyi. Yashaswi Prangya Pratisthan, Nepal and Kathmandu Kalinga Literary Festival founded Nepal Yashaswi Sanman from this year. The award will acknowledge and honour, person who contribute for the promotion of brand Nepal in global stage. The award will be given to selected personalities during the 2nd Surya Nepal Kathmandu Kalinga Literary Festival in Kathmandu, said Rashmi Ranjan Parida, founder of the Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF).

2nd Surya Nepal Kathmandu Kalinga Literary Festival will start from September 1,2, 3, 2023 at Nepal’s historical capital city Kathmandu. Annual Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) is one of the leading literary festivals in world from India, from this year Kalinga Literary Festival (KLF) will host Kathmandu edition in Nepal capital city in association with Yashaswi Prangya Pratisthan, and the Himalayan Diary Pvt Ltd. Over 400 writers from Nepal, India, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka will join the festival

“The 2nd Surya Nepal Kathmandu Kalinga Literary Festival will showcase literature, music, dance, poetry, and other art forms of South Asia.  The KLF Kathmandu’s this edition is designed to strengthen the civilizational, cultural, and spiritual dialogue as well as literary perspectives in the South Asian Region. The festival will celebrate the journey of Nepal as a centre of global thought and it has emerged as a centre of South Asian Dialogue,” said KLF Founder and Director, Rashmi Ranjan Parida.

Central Theme of the Festival will be”Shakti and Bhakti- The Civilizational Connection: Nepal as a Centre of Global Thought.  Other important sessions in the three days festival are like Ordeal of Sita: Women Struggle in South Asia, Voice of South Asia: Media and Entertainment , “Pressing Matters: Journalism Ethics and Integrity in South Asia”, “Vibrant Visions: The Contemporary Art Movement in South Asia”, Importance of Shakti in Eastern Cultures, The Role of Journalism in Literary Promotion,  “Digital Dawn: How the AI will shape the South Asian Media”, Challenges and potential cinema in new age in South Asia , Book Discussion: Kingdom Lost: Nepal’s Tryst with Democracy (1951–2008) , Flaming words: Poetry of South Asia, Living as Neighbor: Politics of Cooperation in South Asia, India, South Asia and Asia: New Dynamics, Revisiting Nepal in Indian Mystic Traditions, “Beyond Boundaries: Women’s Empowerment and Challenges in South Asia”, Role of Corporate for the promotion of Art, culture, Literature and Indigenous culture, Classical Dance: The Mystic Silence  ,  “Sacred Rhythms and Spiritual Journeys: Celebrating South Asian Festivities and Rituals”  , Asian Identity: Bridging the Cultural Gaps, “Digital Dawn: How the AI will shape the South Asian Publishing Sector and Media”, “Mythic and Historic Realms: Deciphering South Asian Lived Experiences”, “Voices of the Valley: Political Realities and Aspirations in South Asia”, “Goddesses and Legends: The Fabric of South Asian Mythological and Historical Narratives”, Nepal as International Literary Tourism Destination , “Cultural Confluence: The Melting Pot of South Asian Traditions and others.

Yashaswi Prangya Pratisthan, and Himalayan Diary Pvt Ltd, Nepal  are reputed organizations in Nepal promoting and working on various literary and cultural activities in Nepal. Similarly, Kalinga Literary Festival is a pioneering institution in India which has been honouring and promoting distinguished personalities from different regions of India. Along with Members of both the institutions are aiming to organise a multidimensional program in future. Surya Nepal CSR supporting the festival and Life Insurance Corporation (Nepal) Limited (LIC Nepal) is the presenting sponsor of the Surya Nepal Kathmandu Kalinga Literary Festival.