Noida: A grand opening of 2nd Global Literary Festival Noida 2016 was attended by delegates from 30 countries of the World. 52 events were planned in three days of festival. All the nine halls were pre booked and occupied by the writers, poets, media persons and young enthusiastic literature lovers from all over India and abroad. The energy was bubbling in the environment.
â€œNever ever seen and heard a literary festival of that grandeur and stature by any film school of the World. What an arrangements and programs, it is one of its kind. My heartiest congratulations to ICMEI and Asian Academy of Arts for taking up such a powerful step to develop literature,â€ said H.E. JoÅ¾ef Drofenik Ambassador of Slovenia to India on the inauguration of 2nd Global Literary Festival Noida 2016.
â€œThe involvement of so many countries at the same time for the cause of promotion of literature is a positive step in building relations with many countries. Not many organizations are in these kind of promotions,â€ added Jaleez Sherwani President of Writers Association of India and also the writer of many feature films like Dabangg, Wanted, Hello Brother, Loafer, Tere Naam etc.
â€œThese kind of literature festival give you a wonderful opportunity to showcase your talent internationally. The participation is huge and wide. We are thankful to ICMEI for including here in the teamâ€ said Alfred Vilili Counselor from the Embassy of Malawi to India.
â€œWriting books and good literature is slowly and gradually vanishing from the seen. It is taking different shape of short cuts and machine language. It is the right time to motivate and boost literature so that our traditions and culture can survive,â€ said Pankaj K Singh IRS, Government of India and a known writer.
The festival has been designed to promote literature and in addition to develop a good thinking into the masses through good writing works. We have started this mission and we are sure that we will be successful,â€ said Sandeep Marwah President of 2nd GLFN.