After a successful Lahore Literary Festival 2017, Islamabad Literary Festival kicked off on Friday the 14th. It continued till the end of Sunday.
The event was attended with fervor and enthusiasm by a large and diverse audience which included artists, writers, poets, intellectuals etc. Several prominent international personalities from countries like Germany, Italy, Singapore and France also graced the event. Local personalities were up to 150.
It included sessions, literary activities, debates and discussions and mushairas.
Several topics were touched upon in the activities which included education, culture, poetry, gender issues and politics etc.
The event also served as a platform to launch some books.
This was the fifth version of the event. The ILF has gained popularity over the years and the number of visitors has increased by each passing year.