FGLF 2017 New Events with N. Ram, Nayanjot Lahiri, Kate Tempest and Jennifer Murray.

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival Announces Some Exciting New Last Minute Additions …

With less than a week to go before opening night, the Fairway Galle Literary Festival is excited to announce some last minute additions to it”s programme …

2017 FGLF Event - Thinking Out Loud with N. Ram

N. Ram, Chairman and Publisher of The Hindu group of newspapers will be giving a talk titled Free Speech Deficits which will be a reflection on the fraught state of freedom of expression in India, with some brief observations on recent free speech issues in Sri Lanka.

Date: Friday, January 13th, 2017
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Maritime Museum, Galle Fort
Entry Ticket: FREE

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SUNSET SERIES: Jennifer Murray on Solo.

Jennifer Murray’s spellbinding talk on her adventure flying a helicopter solo to the Artic, and her subsequent crash and tale of survival in whiteout conditions will now be accompanied by free cocktails and canapés at Tamarind Hill, for those who buy tickets to her event.

Date: Saturday, January 14th, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Tamarind Hill, Galle
Entry Ticket: Rs. 1,000

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FGLF 2017 Event - Thinking Out Loud with Kate Tempest on Let Them Eat Chaos.

Don’t miss Kate Tempest’s dazzling spoken-word performance from her new album ‘Let Them Eat Chaos’

Date: Friday, January 13th, 2017
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Location: Fairway Pavilion, Galle Fort
Entry Ticket: Rs. 1,000 or with a Festival Pass or a Friday Day Pass.

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2017 FGLF Event: Nayanjot Lahiri on Finding Forgotten Cities - How The Indus Civilization was Discovered.

By popular festival demand Professor Nayanjot Lahiri will be giving an additional talk on ‘Finding Forgotten Cities: How The Indus Civilization was Discovered’.

Date: Thursday, January 12th, 2017.
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Fairway Pavilion, Galle Fort
Entry Ticket: Rs. 1,200 or with a Festival Pass.

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Buy your tickets online at MyDeal.lk or at our box offices in Colombo, hotline – 0717040011 and Galle hotline 0717020011.

Please note the Colombo Box Office will close from 8th January and reopen in Galle at 25, Leyn Bahn Street, Galle Fort on 9th January.


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