Customer Testimonails

DLF felt like what Edinburgh BF should be.

Andre Naffis-Sahel poet and writer
Customer Testimonails

Having been with Adonis all the time there, I really appreciated these moments where he expressed some surprise, discovering new things, and keeping memories of very special moments.

Arwad Esber cultural curator
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The breadth of participants, the balance between sub-continental and international speakers, the quite incredible organisation in very difficult circumstances, the buzz around the whole Festival and the warmth and friendliness of everyone involved made it a time to treasure. It does Dhaka and Bangladesh proud.

Andrew Feinst writer
Customer Testimonails

The quality of writers and journalists you amassed was extraordinarily high... Managing a festival of that size in such a crowded, haphazard city is no mean feat.

Lionel Shriver Writer & journalist
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I thoroughly enjoyed seeing the city, listening to the talks and all the wonderful hospitality.

David Hare playwright
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There was something about the atmosphere that was really electric.

Eleanor Chandler Editorial Assistant
Granta
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That was genuinely the most stimulating literary festival I've ever been to.

Luke Neima Online Editor
Granta
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It was a triumph! You should be proud of yourselves!

William Dalrymple Historian & Festival Director
Jaipur Lit Fest
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What sets the Dhaka Lit Fest apart is its earnestness, its belief in the possibility of change, and in the importance of literature in facilitating that change.

Manjula Narayan Hindustan Times
Customer Testimonails

In a world where there are forces continuously trying to separate and segregate us, DLF stands as testimony to the power of the people, and what can be achieved if we work together, and have a space for free discussion and debate, without fear or the forces of intolerance.

Syed Zakir Hossain Dhaka Tribune
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In Bangladesh, where independent bloggers and journalists have increasingly become targets of violence, the Dhaka Literary Festival has become a symbol of defiance. Its message about the power of truth and art also serves as a respite in this South Asian country, which is facing a number of challenges.

Casey Quackenbush Time
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Launching one of the world’s most exciting literary festivals, in the middle of the world’s densest megacity, is accomplishment enough. But managing it year after year, meeting increased expectations, and handling the particular challenges of a place like Bangladesh, make the Dhaka Lit Fest one of the most remarkable literary events in the world.

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