An arts and literary festival will debut at the luxury Soneva Fushi resort in the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve from May 13 to 22, 2022.
The event is a collaboration between Teamwork Arts, producer of the annual India-based Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), and resorts operator Soneva.
JLF Soneva Fushi will feature a line-up of world-renowned authors, workshops, and music and art activities. At press time, 30 speakers and authors are confirmed, such as British-Turkish novelist Elif Shafak and diplomat and author Vikas Swarup.
A spectrum of topics will be tackled, from nation-building and scientific discovery to poetry and filmmaking.
The Maldives edition is one of many international extensions of the iconic festival, which has yearly events in London, Belfast, New York, Colorado, Houston, Adelaide, Toronto and Doha.
Soneva is offering an exclusive package to guests attending JLF Soneva Fushi. Priced from US$2,310 nett per night, per villa, it includes full access to festival activities, daily full board at selected restaurants, return shared seaplane transfers between Malé and Soneva Fushi, and complimentary full board stays for up to two children under seven when staying with two paying adults.