New Delhi: Bottle Openers is delighted to announce that it has bagged the digital mandate for the ‘Greatest Literary Show on Earth’, the Jaipur Literature Festival 2021. The esteemed festival brings together the world’s greatest writers, thinkers, humanitarians, politicians, business leaders, sportspeople, and entertainers on one platform to discuss and deliberate on themes, issues pertaining to today’s world.
The 14th Edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival will take place on 19th-21st February and 26th-28th February. Over the past decade, the Festival has transformed into a global phenomenon, having hosted nearly 2000 speakers and welcoming over a million book lovers from across India and the globe. This year the festival will be held in a new digital avtaar and will be completely virtual given the current pandemic times, with a specially curated festival experience for the audience.
Speaking about the Festival, Preeta Singh, President, Teamwork Arts said, “We are proud to present yet another exciting edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival. This year is special for us as we embrace new digital paradigms to let the exchange of ideas and knowledge continue unhindered as before. We are thankful to our long-time patrons, partners, and associates for their continued support to the festival.”
Also commenting on the Festival, Sachin Kumar, Founder, Bottle Openers said, “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to manage the first-ever online version of the greatest literary festival. Since the entire experience will be on the digital platform, we look forward to new ideas, innovations to reach out to more people and provide an unparalleled experience of the festival.”
The 2021 edition will feature a host of notable speakers such as Albie Sachs, a distinguished lawyer, anti-apartheid activist, scholar, and author; Bibek Debroy, Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister; Carlo Rovelli, renowned theoretical physicist and bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and The Order of Time; Daniel Simpson, Yoga philosopher & author of The Truth of Yoga, a comprehensive guide to the history of practice; John Zubrzycki, an Australian journalist, researcher and author of The House of Jaipur: The Inside Story of India’s Most Glamorous Royal Family; Marina Wheeler, British lawyer, author, columnist and a Queen’s Counsel; Michael Sandel, American political philosopher, among others.