Literary festivals have made a remarkable presence in the country as the melting pot of thinking minds from literature and arts. Thus, to bring the written word and the arts practiced to the limelight, One Page Spotlight, a professional social media networking platform creating opportunities to engage and exhibit the global art and culture revolution digitally is all set to roll out the 1st edition of its Spotlight Literature Festival from March 12th-14th. Themed as ‘Breaking the regional barriers’, the one-of-a-kind literature congregation intends to assemble a conference of seasoned and adept as well as promising emergent writers, thinkers, musicians, publishers, filmmakers, and artists from across the country who have been diligently doing their work without much expectations.
The virtual lit fest aims to empower a number of voices in regional spaces and otherwise by instituting a digital commune that is dedicated to creating opportunities that exhibit novel artistic cultural revolutions in the digital medium. It will consist of over 12 distinctive genres and will feature about 70 writers arriving from varied countries across the world. The festival will witness the participation of acclaimed and established writers such as Amandeep Sandhu in Non-fiction writing, Preethi Nagaraj a political analyst, Kala Ramesh in Japanese poetry, Chandramohan S. in Minority writing, Poet – Nabina Das, Film Critic – Raghavendra MK to Danish Husain in Dastangoi. The literary fiesta will assist in unveiling different regional voices of the present times by celebrating powerful pieces of writing that can create a veritable impact in society.
As the curator of the maiden virtual festival in the country, One Page Spotlight is in the process of creating a business strategy with the target of reaching over a million viewers. With such rich digital content, the event will not only attract substantial virtual footfalls but also create resonance in the long-term.
Speaking on the literature festival, Dr. Shilpa Ramesh Ramani, Co-founder, and spokesperson for One Page Spotlight said, “We are thrilled to announce that our company will soon be orchestrating a virtual literature festival. This much-anticipated event will bring various prominent voices that often get obscured in the mainstream noise to the limelight and establish a terrific opportunity to blend inexperienced voices with the fresh ones so that together they become the voice of our time. We are wholeheartedly committed to breaking the regional barriers around the written word and further hope to pave the path for a novel discursive dialogue in literature and arts. A thoughtful discussion can boost the morale of creative minds thereby enabling them to chase the dream of writing and pursue it to the next level.”
The social media platform will also organize contests for poetry and short story genres during the lit fest for which the winners will receive cash prizes and certificates. One Page Spotlight ambitions conducting many more such initiatives in the future to help writers and publishers benefit from a like-minded crowd on its digital platform. The platform’s unique e-commerce feature named Blue Store is also a great opportunity for publishers and writers to showcase and sell their publications to the right audience.