NEW YORK, April 26, (APP): The Lahore Literary Festival (LLF), one of
South Asia’s premier cultural events, will come to Asia Society in New York on May 7-8, making it the first time that a Pakistani literary festival takes place abroad.
LLF in New York will explore contemporary Pakistan, and feature artists,
writers, and cultural commentators, the Asia Society said.
In keeping with Asia Society’s mission of promoting mutual understanding between Asia and the U.S., the Festival will present American audience with a more nuanced view of Pakistan, with discussions on fiction and nonfiction writing, music, arts, popular culture, and politics.