About the organisation
Aligarh Muslim University is an Indian public central university. It was originally established by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan as Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College in 1875. The College became Aligarh Muslim University in 1920. The main campus of AMU is located in the city of Aligarh.
About the Event
Literary and Cultural Fest (LitFest 6.0) is being organised by the University Debating and Literary Club (UDLC) of the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
LitFest 6.0, Literary & Cultural Fest at Aligarh Muslim University [March 6-8, 2020]
AMU LitFest 6.0 is the 2020 edition of the annual Literary & Cultural Festival organised by the University Literary and Debating Club of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). LitFest is the flagship event of the club. With the amalgamation and interactions of intellectuals and authors from across the country, the previous five iterations of AMU LitFest have been an exhilarating experience, full of fascinating panels and speeches.
The festival is a diverse celebration of literature and mass communication, in all its forms. The festival attracts an audience from all across the city, transcending the boundary of the University. With people from diverse areas and ages coming together and talking about the issues of the present day and age, the festival is truly a melting pot of culture.
Workshops to teach students the ins and outs of various forms of writing and public speaking are also conducted as part of the festival, which rounds out the complete educational experience. The prominent guests at the previous editions of LitFest have included dignitaries like Harsh Mandar, Sagarika Ghose, Siddharth Varadarajan, Tushar Gandhi, Swara Bhaskar, and many more.
This year, LitFest has outed 3 competitions/contests: Self Composed Poetry, Caption Writing, and Photography.
The competitions will be held online. The event will be held in Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh).
Any student pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or any other relevant degree course from a recognised University/college within India is eligible to take part in the competitions for the fest.
Participants may register by sending their entries to ulc.amu[at]gmail.com by the deadline 22nd February 2020 (11:00 PM).
Prizes will be awarded to all the winners (at the main event) and e-certificates will be awarded to all the participants.
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