Sinhala day Programme – FGLF 2019

Fairway Galle Literary Festival, for the third consecutive time this year, has a full day Sinhala programme that brings together some of the most thought-provoking and creative poets,  novelists, translators, columnists, theatre directors and critics for discussion, debate and readings. Sinhala Literature has responded with creative flair to the contemporary social and political changes within […]

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Children’s Programme – FGLF 2019

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2019 Children’s Programme will take place on the 19th and 20th of January at the Thomas Gall School. Aimed at a range of children from ages 2+ to 12+, this weekend event features sessions with local and international writers and performing artists. Tickets for each day are priced between Rs.1,500.00 […]

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DFCC Bank partners with FGLF 2019

DFCC Bank will partner the Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2019 as the Official Banking Partner for the second consecutive year. Officials from DFCC Bank and the festival committee gathered at a press conference on October 25, where the Deputy CEO of DFCC Bank, Thimal Perera, handed over the sponsorship formally to Sunela Samaranayake, Festival Director […]

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Sir David Hare’s BBC 2 TV series – “Collateral”

I had the idea for Collateral a couple of years ago as I was watching a man deliver a pizza on a motorbike in the street next to my home. I didn’t know at that point that food delivery riders are the most robbed people in London. But it was already becoming clear that the […]

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Fairway Galle Literary Festival announces authors for 2019

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival (GLF) 2019 will take place from 16 – 20 January 2019, marking the festival’s tenth anniversary. For this year, 26 of the writers who will be travelling to Sri Lanka to take part in FGLF 2019, were shared with the public on Thursday 25 by Jill Macdonald, the Festival curator. […]

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Fairway Galle Literary Festival – www.ft.lk

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival will take place from 16 to 20 January 2019. This marks the 10th anniversary of The Festival, which has established itself as a much anticipated and highly acclaimed fixture on the South-East Asian cultural calendar. It is a Festival admired the world over and draws first-class writers, academics, artists, film […]

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Galle Literary Festival 2019 – www.colombogazette.com

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival will take place from 16 to 20 January 2019. This marks the tenth anniversary of The Festival, which has established itself as a much anticipated and highly acclaimed fixture on the South-East Asian cultural calendar. It is a Festival admired the world over and draws first-class writers, academics, artists, film […]

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Galle Literary Festival 2019 – Leisure.lk

The Fairway Galle Literary Festival will take place from 16 to 20 January 2019. This marks the tenth anniversary of The Festival, which has established itself as a much anticipated and highly acclaimed fixture on the South-East Asian cultural calendar. It is a Festival admired the world over and draws first-class writers, academics, artists, film […]

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Gin Tasting Event Rescheduled

Graham Merricks: The Colombo Gin Club has been RESCHEDULED to take place from 5PM – 6PM at THE FORT PRINTERS on Pedlar Street.

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Ticket Availability Update for Sunday, Jan 28th

Tickets for the following FLGF events on Sunday, January 28th, 2018 are still available. Tickets can be purchased online (please click the BUY button) or at the Box Office at : Sports Hall, next to the Hall de Galle, Galle Fort View Updated Program Summary: Download PDF Sunday, Jan 28th 2018 8:15 am – 9:30 am […]

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FGLF 2019 Participants

 

Find out more about the participants attending the 2019 Fairway Galle Literary Festival … Learn More.

Festival Programme

Founder’s Notes

FGLF Founders Note - Galle, Sri Lanka - The capital city of the Indian Ocean

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Curator’s Notes

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