LAHORE - Wateen Telecom announced its support for the first ever Lahore Literary Festival (LLF).

The inaugural LLF, to be held on the February 23 and 24 at the Alhamra Arts Complex, aims at revival of Lahore spirit of art and creativity. The annual event promises to be the first step in re-establishing Lahore as the cultural hub of Pakistan and enriching the cultural experience of Lahorites by creating an institutional platform for fostering Lahore’s literary traditions.

As part of its support for the festival, Wateen Telecom will provide guests and visitors with continuous high-speed wireless broadband. As a further commitment to supporting the arts, Wateen permanently donate the necessary WiFi equipment to the Alhamra Arts Complex for continued future use.

In addition, Wateen will place experiential kiosks specially designed for the Literary Festival at the venue. The kiosks, known as ‘Freedom Booths’, include laptops fitted with web cameras through which visitors can express themselves on camera about their experiences at the festival. The videos are then shared on social media, allowing a wider audience to gain insights into the event.

In addition to book readings and panel discussions, the festival will also feature exhibitions, stalls, musical programs, and some amazing desi (indigence) food. The two-day program includes book launches, exhibitions, readings, and panel discussions on Urdu and English literature. The event has already confirmed a wide range of prominent and renowned writers and authors from across the globe.