Soneva Fushi hosts the greatest literary show on Earth
For the first time ever, Soneva has partnered with Teamwork Arts, producer of the iconic Jaipur Literature Festival, to bring JLF to Soneva Fushi.
Spread over 10 days and two weekends, events will be held at stunning locations across the island, celebrating the theme of ‘Slow Life’, including topics as varied as travel, fiction, food, art, wellness, climate change and the environment. The Festival will welcome a line-up of world-renowned authors, fascinating workshops, music, art and culture.
A truly bespoke experience, JLF Soneva Fushi will feature morning yoga sessions, stimulating workshops, delectable international cuisine and jaw-dropping sunsets against a languorous blue sea. JLF Soneva Fushi is an opportunity to reconnect with the joys of live performances of art, music and literature on the idyllic island of Kunfunadhoo in the beautiful Baa Atoll.
Introducing the JLF Soneva Fushi Line-up
The distinguished panel of speakers anticipates addresses from global award-winning filmmakers, poets, thinkers, poets and writers, multiple The New York Times-bestselling authors, successful diplomats and politicians, and world-renowned figures from art, culture and literature.
During the festival, you will be able to connect with celebrated authors and thinkers, including Mira Nair, Peter Frankopan, Roger Highfield, Vikas Swarup, Francesca Cartier Brickell, Huma Abedin, Andre Aciman, and so many more.
The keynote speakers include filmmaker Mira Nair, politician and author Shashi Tharoor, former Governor and diplomat Gopalkrishna Gandhi, writer Pavan K. Varma, art historian and critic B.N. Goswamy, and Q&A author Vikas Swarup, whose book was adapted into the Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire.
Elif Shafak, an award-winning British-Turkish novelist, André Aciman, The New York Times bestselling author of Call Me By Your Name and Find Me, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Mahmood Mamdani, who were named among TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, are among the other notable figures who will be present to commemorate the occasion.