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Planning continues apace for Mandalay, 3-5 November 2017…

With just a few weeks to go before the 4th Irrawaddy Literary Festival in Mandalay, 3-5 November, we are pleased to say that another packed programme is coming together. Once again over one hundred Myanmar writers and approximately thirty international writers will share their work, opinions and ideas at the Festival’s open forum.  Sadly, some […]

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 […]

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 […]