Festival Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018


APF Discount Code:   LLF30
The APF community has access discounted tickets for the
morning  and  afternoon   session. To use the code, select a "Non-Member Adult" ticket and enter  LLF30  at checkout. The discount will be applied after you hit "Activate." The code can also be used in person or on the phone. 

APF is proud to serve as a publicity partner for the Lahore Literary Festival, one of South Asia's premier cultural events. The festival will return to Asia Society for its third year in New York City on  May 12 , 2018. This hugely important day-long festival of ideas celebrates contemporary Pakistan through discussions on fiction and non-fiction, art, literature, architecture, history, and politics. 

View videos from previous festivals here.
The opening remarks will be done by  Razi Ahmed , Founder and CEO of the Lahore Literary Festival, and Ambassador Dr.  Maleeha Lodhi,  Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations. Festival s peakers include Man Booker Prize-winning author Kiran Desai, acclaimed artists Shahzia Sikander and Waqas Khan, and Daily Times editor Raza Rumi, among others. The keynote address will be given by  Ayesha Jalal , MacArthur fellow and author of books such as  The Struggle for Pakistan: A Muslim Homeland and Global Politics. 

This program is part of Asia Society's ongoing initiative, 
Creative Voices of Muslim Asia.  

For more info and the full list of speakers and talks, visit  http://asi.as/MR3vEG .