7TH GLOBAL LITERARY FESTIVAL GETS A HEADSTART BY GOVERNOR BHAGAT SINGH KOSHYARI.
New Delhi: “The literary festival is directly connected to culture of the country. It has become more auspicious when being inaugurated on the special occasion of Hindi Diwas. I extend my heartiest congratulations to the organisers- Asian Academy of Arts for their valuable addition,” said His Excellency Bhagat Singh Koshyari, honourable Governor of Maharashtra while inaugurating the 7th Global Literary Festival Noida 2021 online.
“It is interesting to be global but do not forget the motherland and mother tongue. You can always express better and powerfully in the language you have been brought up with. We have to admire our country where we have love and respect for large number of our own languages. We must also learn to respect the art and culture of other countries to bring in cordial relations,” added Mr Koshyari.
“We at Asian Academy of Arts believe that love, peace and unity can be brought to the land through art and culture. The literature is the base of protection of any culture. The level of society can be measured with the level of literature,” said Sandeep Marwah, President of the Festival and Marwah Studios while giving the description of the formation of Asian Academy of Arts and Global Literature Festival.
While attending the occasion, H.E. Dilshod Akhatov, Ambassador of Uzbekistan highlighted the strong relationship between India and Uzbekistan. He also invited the delegates to the forthcoming Tashkent International Festival.
H.E. Dr Roger Gopaul, High Commissioner of Trinidad and Tobago congratulated the organisers and thanked them for inviting Trinidad and Tobago as partners of the event. He emphasised on the reading habits and supporting publishing of books.
Head of the Consular Affairs, Embassy of Burkina Faso Coulibaly D Herve, Charter President of Lions Club Gaurav Gupta, Chairman of MSMECCI Indrajit Ghosh, and Dr Shikha, Director of AAFT University also spoke on the occasion.
“This time 12 major events, 60 countries, 3 award functions including Suraj Parkash Marwah Sahitya Ratan Award, Dr. Sarojini Naidu International Award for Working Women and Atal Bihari Vajpayee National Award for Promotion of Art and Culture will be presented in the next three days, informed Festival Director Sushil Bharti.
The event was supported by International Chamber of Media and Entertainment Industry, World Peace Development and Research Foundation, International Film And Television Club and AAFT University of Media and Arts.
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