South Asian Poetry Festival For Peace

"United for Peace and Poetry"

SAPFP is a festival that celebrates the joy and the power of poetry. It provides a platform for the expression of thoughts and ideas and believes in unity in diversity. Poets and lovers of poetry meet and unite to celebrate two beautiful and important needs , peace and creativity. South Asian Poetry Festival For Peace 2015 will be held for two days, February 21 and 22, in Basantapur Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square premises.

South Asian Poetry Festival For Peace is scheduled to be held every year . Apart from the sheer joy of poetry, the festival aims to provide a platform where voices and visions are also shared. This is also a space where cultural exchange takes place.


  • 21 February 2015, Saturday, 1:30 pm : Bansantapur Durbar Square
  • 22 February 2015, Sunday 1:30 pm : Patan Durbar Square

President's message

Chirag Bangdel


Welcome to the second edition of South Asian Poetry Festival For Peace.
After the huge success of the first edition of the festival in 2013, here we are with the second! The primary objective of the festival is to celebrate the joy and power of poetry and this time our focus has been poets writing in their ethnic and indigenous languages and...

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Participating Poets

Chirag Bangdel

Abhi Subedi (PhD)

Abhay K

Mrittika Chakma