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Invitation for Lito - Fest

We would like to take this opportunity to invite you all at Lit-o-Fest Mumbai, 2017 taking place on 23rd and 24th February 2017 at Grant Medical College Gymkhana, Marine Drive, Mumbai.

We would like to take this unique opportunity to introduce you to India's premium Literature, Arts and Music festival Lit-o-Fest Mumbai.
Indian authors and book enthusiasts discovered a new way to connect through the Lit O Fest, Mumbai. Through its very first edition, the Lit O Fest has touched literature lovers and culture aficionados across the city.

Lit O fest Mumbai this year is going few miles ahead and adopted “Dahigaon” village, Shahpura district in Maharashtra which has a population of 2500 people which includes 4000 tribal's to provide education, medication, mobile banking, internet banking, small scale industries, sanitation and personal hygiene, solar power and much more.None of the Festivals across the globe has taken an Initiative so intense to promote and develop the country's Culture, Arts and Literature.

Phase 1 Action Plan:

• Renovation and building new classrooms, libraries and toilets in the school
• Renovation and building of the kaccha homes in village
• Construction of two public toilets
• Construction of a night study spot for the village students which will be solar powered kids can come and study elders can utilize  the free library
• Painting of village
• Rain water harvesting
• E-education for class 1-10 for schools
• Digitization
• Mobile banking
• Medical Van visiting village twice a week, medical camps 
• Sanitation

We are also planning to take Litofest to the US in 2017 as a showcase of Indian culture, arts and literature.

The Lit O Fest also promotes deserving authors with on the spot publishing contracts, in a one-of-a-kind philanthropic initiative. Last year, eight books were selected by a jury and published as a result of this initiative. All the leading publishers of the country supported this great cause. This year, E-Bizz hopes to multiply this number. Getting a head start on their publishing programme, E-Bizz has already conducted a manuscript contest that drew in international manuscripts, from London, Asia, and the U.S.A. The manuscripts were short-listed and sent to publishing partners. And through the last year, five additional authors have been awarded with contracts too. The contracts also aid the authors with knowledge on the technical aspects of writing and publishing through seminars. Much like last year, this year’s festival hosted an array of leading authors, artists, singers, filmmakers, bureaucrats, and dignitaries. They participated as guests and panelists, engaging audiences and sparking inspirational conversation. Leading politicians, bureaucrats, Authors, Artists, celebrities, Industrialists will be a part of this festival as speakers. Lit-O-Fest Mumbai is proud to announce that eminent personalities of the country have eagerly accepted the positions on the festival board. We are honored to have them on board: 

Mr Ajoykant Ruia - Board of Director
Dr Vivek Sharma - Board of Director
Ms Smita Parikh - Board of Director / Festival Director
Mr Saurabh Daftary - Board of Director
Dr Radhakrishnan Pillai - Board of Director
Ms Fatema Agarkar - Advisory Board
Dr Huzafa Khurakiwala - Advisory Board
Ms Meghna Pant -  Advisory Board?
Ms Kiran Manral - Advisory Board
Ms Somya Satsangi - Advisory Board
Ms Aditi Maheshwari - Advisory Board

E-Bizz is proud to present the Lit O Fest 2017 From the time of its conceptualization, the company wanted to create a lit festival unlike any event before. With the Lit O Fest 2015 and 2016 they were successful in bringing together established, emerging, and minority writers on one platform. It also became a platform that gave equal importance to Hindi, English, and regional art. With Lit O Fest 2016, E Bizz is all set to take the festival to the next level. It will bring together book designers, publishers, writers, painters, dancers, and musicians under one roof in a celebration that has a lot for everyone.

We look forward for your revert for the invitation and inspire the young minds of the county

Warm Regards,
Smita Parikh


Lit O Fest Mumbai


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