The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival is one of its kind of festivals and is often described as the largest literary show in the world. In the five day event that is organized, observed and celebrated, authors and dignitaries from across the world and especially the South East Asian countries participate and engage with crowds on various issues and partake in readings, debates, and discussions with them or with each other. The Festival is essentially an event of coming together of some of the world's greatest minds, historians, humanitarians, sports people, business leaders and entertainers from all walks of life who share the stage and put forward their ideas and thoughts. In between the short events listed in the itinerary, various cultural events like musical gatherings, songs, and dance performances and other celebrations are organized to keep the audience engaged and introduce them to various expressions of Indian folklore and culture. The festival is a great opportunity for the people of Rajasthan and across India and the world to learn a great amount of knowledge from the exchange of opinions and perceptions from such an assemblage of great contemporary stalwarts. Due to its exceptional popularity, the ZEE Jaipur Lit Fest has been extended beyond the borders of the country to the shores of United States and the UK with a weekend event celebrated at London’s Southbank center in May and in Boulder in Colorado in September. The Jaipur Literature Festival is celebrated annually in Diggi Palace which is a Royal Palace cum heritage hotel located on Shivaji Marg in Jaipur.