Bhubaneswar: A special edition of the Kalinga Literary Festival, ‘Mystic Kalinga’ – An International Festival of Poetry and Performance, will be hosted in the city from December 22.
Renowned mystic and Yogi Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev would inaugurate the festival and join as the keynote speaker. He would speak on his new book ‘Adiyogi: The Source of Yoga’.
The central theme of the poetry festival is Aseem (Transcending Boundaries). Over 100 poets, leading figures in the Indian literary life like Ramakanta Rath, Sitakanta Mahapatra, Jayanta Mohapatra, Pratibha Ray, Pratibha Satpathy, Soubagya Mishra, Hriskesh Mallick, Gourahari Das, Sameer Anjan, Prasoon Joshi, Arundhathi Subramaniam, Sagar Sarhadi, Jayanta Kripalani, Fani Mohanty, Paramita Satpathy, Keki Daruwala, Sabyasachi Mohapatra, Nila Madab Panda, Sudarshan Patnaik, Kedar Mishra, Amaresh Patnaik, Hariar Mishra, Asutosh Parida, Durga Panda, Surya Mishra, Gayatri Bala Panda, Saira Shah Halim, Ruchita Kazaria, Kooky Tuason, Marty Tengco, Jing Reyna-Jorge, Cecilia G. Artates, Noriko Mizusaki, Pranesh Prasad, Jacob Isaac, R.K. Dash and others and others will grace the occasion.
The event will conclude on December 23.