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Celebrating the power of story in Mandalay

MINGALABAR and WELCOME to our latest news with a further update on our plans for this year’s event in November, another feast of engrossing literary and cultural activities for visitors from Myanmar and beyond. TO RECAP, the fourth Irrawaddy Literary Festival will be held at the beautiful Mandalay Hill Resort Hotel,  Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th November 2017.  If you haven’t […]

Introducing the 2017 Irrawaddy Literary Festival in Myanmar

FRIDAY 3rd – SUNDAY 5th NOVEMBER, MANDALAY, MYANMAR CELEBRATING THE POWER OF STORY MINGALABAR and WELCOME to the first Irrawaddy Literary Festival newsletter with an update on plans for this year’s event in November. This will be the first ILF since early 2015 and planning is well advanced for a vibrant celebration of literature, writers […]

Registration of the ILF as a Charitable Trust – new Board Chair

The Irrawaddy Literary Festival has now taken the important step of becoming a UK-registered Charitable Trust (Charity Commission number 1168517). The Board of Trustees believes that the festival’s governance structure, as a Charitable Trust, is a significant and accurate reflection of the inclusive, not-for-profit ethos and objectives which inspired the Festival’s creation. The decision to […]