The GreenLitFest was started in June 2021 as a series of monthly talks conducted with the purpose of mainstreaming conversations around the environment and India’s preparedness to deal with climate change.
The series culminates with a three-day festival in December. Together, they serve as a platform dedicated to identifying, celebrating and promoting books and other forms of cultural expressions related to green literature.
Interviews, panel discussions, film screenings and music performances were part of the inaugural edition of the GreenLitFest. Such notable Indian and international writers as Shekhar Pathak, John Elkington, Jairam Ramesh, Nicola Davies and Chen Qiufan were among the speakers.
The second instalment, scheduled for December 2022, will be a hybrid event that will end with a day of in-person sessions in Bengaluru.
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How To Get There
How to Reach Bengaluru
1. By Air: You can reach Bengaluru via air at Bengaluru International Airport, which is located at a distance of 40 km from the city.
2. By Rail: Bengaluru Railway Station is located in the heart of the city. Various trains from all over India come to Bengaluru, including the Mysore Express from Chennai, Karnataka Express from New Delhi and Udyan Express from Mumbai, which cover many major cities in between.
3. By Road: Bengaluru is connected to various other cities via major national highways. Buses from neighbouring states run on a regular basis to Bengaluru, and Bengaluru Bus Stand also runs various buses to major cities in South India.
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Items & Accessories to Carry
1. Woolens. Bengaluru during winter is pleasantly cold, with temperatures ranging from 15°C-25°C.
2. A sturdy water bottle, if the festival has refillable water stations and the venue allows bottles to be taken inside.
3. Comfortable footwear. Sneakers or boots (but make sure they are worn in).
4. COVID packs: Hand sanitiser, extra masks and a copy of your vaccination certificate are things you should keep handy.
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