Manipal International Literature and Arts Platform (MILAP) is an annual festival hosted in Manipal, Karnataka. The festival is inspired by the long-standing efforts of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) towards appreciation of literature and culture. MILAP provides a vibrant and non-commercial space for writers, artists, literary critics and students to connect with each other and begin a dialogue. The festival celebrates literary, performance and visual arts. It is open and free of cost to the local community as well as readers and art enthusiasts across the world.