A two-day Uttara Kannada district Kannada literary convention will be held at Mundgod from Friday.
Writer Jayant Kaikini is expected to inaugurate the convention at Su.Rum.Ekkundi Vedike at the Vivekananda open-air theatre.
Writer V.G. Bhandari (Vidambari) will preside over the convention.
Karnataka Kannada Sahitya Parishat president Pundalik Halambi will deliver the keynote address.
Seminars on contribution of Uttara Kannada district to Kannada literature, vachana sahitya and social issues, as well as poets’ meet, book release and felicitation programme for achievers, will be held.