Welcome to Ahmedabad International Literature Festival

An initiative of Ikon Education Foundation, Ahmedabad International Literature Festival started with a bang in the year 2016. With the persistent efforts of its visionary and passionate founder director Mr. Umashanker Yadav, words of wisdom from the advisors and the hard work put in by the talented team, the festival has grown in strides in every aspect since its inception. The 8th edition concluded successfully in November 2023.

Ahmedabad International Literature Festival  seeks to promote the passion for all facets of literature, particularly among children & young adults, with a focus on open discourse, the art of storytelling, engaging panel discussions on wide range of topics and celebrating the written as well as spoken word.

With the message driven different stimulating themes in every edition and content rich programming, the festival has hosted around 500 speakers in approximately 200 sessions till date in an offline and online modes. Some of the noted speakers are Hon. Governor of Gujarat Acharya Dev Vrat, Ashwin Sanghi, Anuja Chandramauli, Piyush Mishra, Madhur Bhandarkar, Ashok Chakradhar, Annu Kapoor, Vivek Oberoi, Tushar Kapoor, Dr. SK Nanda, IAS (Retd.), Raghuveer Chaudhary, Anil Chavda, Harsh Brahmbhatt, Ajay Umat, Kartikeya Sarabhai, Dr. Justice (Retd.) KJ Thaker, Rajendra Gupta, Yashpal Sharma, Akhilendra Mishra and Dr. Sagar.

 AILF also aims to promote literary tourism by introducing the participants to the rich language and culture of Gujarat.

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AILF 2023

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Past Event / Conference Schedule 2019

16th & 17th November, 2019 @ Ahmedabad.

Past Event / Conference Schedule 2018

24th & 25th November, 2018 @ KCG(Knowledge Consortium Of Gujarat), Opposite PRL, Near Gujarat University, Ahmedabad.

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AILF - Latest Updates

9th edition of Ahmedabad International Literature Festival will be held on 5th and 6th October 2024 at Centre for Environment Education, Thaltej Tekra Ahmedabad.

The theme this year is Literature and Society.