About AILF
15 - 17 Oct, 20
Noida
15 Competitions
7 Workshops
6 Panel Discussions
40+ Jury,
International Authors
and Speakers

Amity International
Literature Festival 2020

Experience a rejuvenation of your spirit, explore the deep realms of heart, to bring to birth new dimensions of your creativity and discover an oasis in the desert of your imagination. Come, be a part of this unique experience by attending three days of tantalizing events that Amity International Literary Festival offers, encounter a sensational and magical transformation happening in your life, by enjoying everything about literature, and enrich your competence. This Festival organized by University Literature Clubs -LitWit and Srijan festooned with a potpourri of literary events like slam poetry, storytelling, story writing, debates, poetry writing, comic writing , book cover design, workshops and panels, to name some, and illuminated with a congregation of celebrities, erudite, writers and artists from all over world to enlighten everyone, envisages to imbue holistic education to students which is the underlying principle of Amity University.

एमिटी विश्वविद्यालय उत्तर प्रदेश, एमिटी अंतरराष्ट्रीय साहित्यिक महोत्सव पर आपका स्वागत करता है, तथा आपको एक ऐसा मंच प्रदान करता है, जहाँ आप अपनी बौद्धिक अभिव्यक्ति की उड़ान सहजता, सरलता एवं मनोहरिक रूप से भर सकते हैं । एमिटी अंतरराष्ट्रीय साहित्यिक महोत्सव आपको एक ऐसा अवसर देगा, जहाँ आप अपने अंतर्मन की अनछुई आवाज़ को वैश्विक स्तर पर सहजता से नया आयाम दे सकते हैं, क्योंकि इस मंच पर आप अपने अंतर्मन की कल्पनाओं, विचारों को वैश्विक प्रतिभागियों के साथ- साथ, विद्वत्जनो के समक्ष सामाजिक, साहित्यिक वाक् एवं लेखन कौशलों को प्रस्तुत और निखार सकते हैं । एमिटी अंतरराष्ट्रीय साहित्यिक महोत्सव के इस मंच पर हिंदी भाषा में आयोजित निर्धारित विभिन्न कार्यक्रम जैसे एहसास -ए- अल्फ़ाज़, धरोहर का रंगमंच, काव्य संगम, पन्ने पलटने का पहला एहसास, तर्क- वितर्क आदि द्वारा प्रतिभा को निखारने का अवसर मिलेगा, वहीं भाषा कार्यशाला के अंतर्गत विभिन्न साहित्यिक विधाओं में हिंदी भाषा ज्ञान, रूचि एवं कौशलों के विकास के लिये प्रबुद्ध ज्ञाताओं के द्वारा ज्ञान प्राप्ति का भी अवसर दिया जायेगा तो साहित्य परिचर्चा द्वारा हिंदी साहित्य अपने बहुआयामी परिदृश्य को रेखांकित करने व आधुनिक भारत में हिंदी साहित्यिक ज्ञान की महत्ता को उजागर करने के लिए देश-विदेश के विशिष्ट साहित्यकारो के बीच एक साहित्यिक संवाद का मंच प्रदान करेगा ।

There are three categories of participation through Registration process-

A1. Critic 101:

An activity in which the participants get to test their ability as a true Marvel or DC fan. They are first to explain their choice of either one of the universes. What attracts them to the chosen universe and why they decided to choose it over the other universe. They are then to qualify through certain quiz rounds and then defend their universe in the form of a debate in the final round.

A2. WebSpree:

An activity in which the participants will be able to show off their hard spent hours on trending web series. This consists of a number of rounds that include character sketching, quiz round and a finale of parallel story writing in which they will have to write a parallel plot for the given series.

A3. Crush Over Books:

An activity in which the participants get to showcase their talent of story writing. They are to put their imagination and thoughts into words and form a story that they will be required to send us both in the form of video narrating it and also in a written document format. Furthermore, the selected participants will have to put forward their thought process behind writing the story in front of the judges.

A4. Comic Trivia:

An activity in which all those ideas that have come across the participant’s head while reading a comic can be incorporated. They have to qualify themselves through a quiz which leads to a round in which they are to reach the climax that will be provided to them through their own ideologies and views. It has to be kept in mind that whatever climax that will be provided has to stay the same. In the final round, they have to create their own comic story using their imagined plots and building characters for the same and the script will be presented before the jury.

A5. Heard That Tune:

An activity in which the participants will be judged based on their ability to synchronise their poetic words with any given tune. They will be provided with a set of tunes for the the first and the final round and will have to use the tune as a background music to their poem. The first round has to be mailed and the final round is to be performed live in front of the Jury.

A6. Quote Play:

An activity for all the bibliophiles. They get to test their ability of memorising literary quotes. To qualify themselves for the final round the participants are required to take a quiz consisting of writers and their respective quotes. In the final round, they will be randomly divided into groups and will have to coordinate amongst each other and have a conversation for about 3 minutes only using quotes. They cannot use a normal English response.


A7. Slam Poetry:

An activity in which the participants get to showcase their knack for poetry through the elements of writing and performing. To qualify themselves, the participants will have to recite a self composed poetry which will be judged on the basis of their creativeness and their recitation skills. For the final round, they have to be prepared for any theme that the judges provide them with, and write down a poem based on the theme in fifteen minutes.

A8. Twitterature:

An activity in which the participants will have to showcase their knowledge and profoundness about the current global issues(UNICEF). They are to create a tweet based on these issues not exceeding 20 characters. The shortlisted tweets will be tweeted on our official Twitter Handle and these participants are to express their views on the topic presented in their tweet.

A9. Insta Ad:

An activity in which the participants get to showcase their creativeness in the form of an Instagram Advertisement. The shortlisted participants will be allotted a particular brand, each being different for every other participant. These ads will be posted on our official Instagram Handle and will be evaluated partially on the number of votes in the comments section and partially on the basis of their promotional aspects and also on how they represent their ad in front of the Jury.

A10. Book Cover Design:

An activity in which the participants will have to showcase their ability of making people visualise an entire storyline through their art. They are to design a handmade book cover based on the storyline that will be provided to them beforehand.

A11. Dharohar Ka Rangmanch:

An activity in which the participants get to showcase their culture through any traditional art form and storytelling. In the preliminary round, the participants are to send a video of the same. The shortlisted participants will then have to narrate a story behind their culture and how it has moulded their lives.

A12. Ehasaas-E-Alfaz:

An activity in which the participants get to showcase their knack for poetry through the elements of writing and performing. To qualify themselves, the participants will have to recite a self composed poetry which will be judged on the basis of their creativeness and their recitation skills. For the final round, they have to be prepared for any theme that the judges provide them with, and write down a poem based on the theme in 15 minutes.


A13. Panne Palatne Ka Pehla Ehsaas:

An activity in which the participants get to showcase their talent of story writing. They are to put their imagination and thoughts into words and form a story that they will be required to send us both in the form of video narrating it and also in a written document format. Furthermore, the selected participants will have to put forward their thought process behind writing the story in front of the judges.

A14. Kavyasangam:

An activity in which the participants get to showcase their knack for poetry through the elements of writing and performing. To qualify themselves for the first round, the participants will have to send a video, reciting a poem. For the next round the selected participants will be provided with a line following which they will have to write a poem. For the final round the participants will be provided with a total of  10 words out of which they have to write a poem using a minimum of  7 words out of the given 10.

A15. Tark-Vitark:

An activity in which the participants get to showcase their skills of public speaking. The participants will be provided with an on spot topic. They are required to express their views on the given topic. For the final round the participants will have to debate on the topic that they have been  provided with.

W1. Pen down your thoughts – Story Writing Skills Worksop

Pick up your pen and pour your hearts! How would you let words flow out in torrents as you write? Come hither, expose your ideas in front of a heterogeneous audience from across the globe. Participate in this brilliant and unique workshop ‘Pen down your thoughts’ Conducted by Dr. James Rector an eminent academician from Denver USA , and enhance your ability to thresh out your thoughts smoothly and effectively, develop your thought process to write confidently and make a difference in your life

W2. Fantasy world – Story Telling Skills Workshop

Take your readers to a mesmerizing and exotic world of wonder. Engage in interesting and insightful activities and learn the nuances and concept of creating a world of fantasy in this mind-blowing workshop for story writing conducted by Dr. Mohamad. Amkranae, an eminent professor from Morocco, which will help you to develop your ability to generate your own enticing fantasy world.

W3. Poetry Spring- Poetry Writing Skills Workshop

Tap the spring creativity of paint the song of your soul and voice of your heart with words and rhythm and captivate the world with a divine charm. Come forward an d and indulge in this exciting workshop on Poetry conducted by a well-known poet Dr. AJ Thomas and awaken the poet in you.

 W4.  एहसास से कलम तक (Ehsaas se kalam tak):

मन के भाव कलम से कैसे बन जाते है एहसास, इन एहसासों की इन्द्रधनुषी कला को जानने के लिये हमसे जुड़िये  “एहसास से कलम तक” कार्यशाला में

W5. आओ लिखे मन की बात (Aao likhe man ki baat)

यदि आपके अंदर एक प्रमुख लेखक बनने के लिये, अच्छी कहानी लेखन और कथा कौशल सीखने की आकांक्षाएं हैं, तो आइये, हमसे जुड़िये, "आओ लिखे मन की बात " कार्यशाला में, निश्चित रूप से यह सत्र कहानी लेखक के रूप में आपकी निपुणता में चार चाँद लगायेगा

 W6.  Understanding Theater – Storytelling through Physicality

Expert will take participants through various forms of Storytelling such as Stage Theater, Folk Theater, Clowning etc.

W7. Understanding Cinema – Storytelling through Image and Sound

Participants will learn the basics of Filmmaking including Story, using a camera, editing and sound design.

P1. शायर - मुखातिब (Shayar-e-Mukhatib)

परिंदो के पंखों को खुला आसमां चाहिये, शायर को शायराना अंदाज़ चाहिये, तो आइये, एमिटी विश्वविद्यालय
साहित्यिक महोत्सव के मंच, मन के तूफानों को शांत करेगा “शायर-ए-मुखातिब”

 

P2. साहित्य परिचर्चा - साहित्य- परिदृश्य : आधुनिक युग में हिंदी साहित्य की प्रासंगिकता (Sahitya Paricharcha- Literature- Scenario: Relevance of Hindi Literature in Modern Era)

एमिटी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय साहित्यिक महोत्सव द्वारा आयोजित साहित्य परिचर्चा के दौरान “साहित्य-  परिदृश्य”:आधुनिक युग में हिंदी साहित्य की प्रासंगिकता में हिंदी साहित्य रुपी अथाह सागर से सीप खोजते है,सीपों की माला गूँथने में हमारे-आपके साथ होंगे विश्व पटल के प्रबुद्ध हिंदी साहित्यकार।

P3. You never know what Inspires me

A lively and tantalizing discussion by panellist across the globe to activate, captivate and manipulate your inspiration and to propel you to unimaginable height where you transcend the ordinary and experience the extraordinary

P4. Click or flip

Do you prefer reading an e-book or a physical version? In the last several years, e-books have become a mainstay and a powerful trend. However, the demise of printed books as a result of e-books has not materialized, but instead, the two formats have existed simultaneously. An assorted group of panellists from various countries will mesmerize you with a discussion on: the bursting of the e book bubble or the pricking of the print book balloon.

P5. From Greek Theatre and  Natyashastra to Sholay

  1. Anjum Rajabali – Screenplay Writer (Drohkal, Ghulam, Legend of Bhagat Singh and Rajneeti)
  2. Swanand Kirkire – Lyricist / Playback Singer (Playback Singer Bawara Mann from Hazaron Khwahishein Aisi, 3 Idiots, PK etc.)
  3. Two more panelists coming soon..

P6. Cultural as a Repository of Values and Ethos

The panel is a conversation with performing artists of the classical forms, World renowned kathak dancers Nalini-Kamalini, disciples of Kathak Maestro Guru Jitendra Maharaj. The discussion will explore the essence of the Indic tradition of Guru Shishya Parampara, ‘Sadhna’ and the value systems within Indian classical dance forms.

How to register-

  1. Click on the register now button on https://amity.edu/ailf/
  2. You will be redirected to https://www.amity.edu/NSPG/AILF2020/
    1. For Students

      Select Student in Type of Registration box

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