KATHMANDU, Jan. 27 (Xinhua) -- Nearly 100 reknowned Nepali literary figures, artists and journalists have gathered in the lake city Pokhara to attend the 6th edition of Nepal Literature Festival that kicked off on Friday.
The country's only international literary extravaganza was inaugurated by eminent Litterateur of the Himalayan country Dhruba Chandra Gautam in Pokhara, some 200 km away from the capital city.
Issuing a statement, the organizer Bookworm Foundation stated the four-day long literary extravaganza will host literary and artistic dialogues.
This year, the event has featured special sessions with three international writers.
The only of its kind in Nepal, the festival is regarded as a platform for vibrant celebration of words and ideas, culture, music and creative expressions through discussions and dialogues on contemporary issues.
Nepal Literature Festival, which has been organized since 2011, is aimed at promoting writing, arts and aesthetics in Nepal.