Set for September 17 to 20, the Hay’s Segovia outing is to return to a format ‘in real life,’ not digital, but with venues at one-third of capacity.
Operating outside its usual regal setting in Ovieda, Spain’s Princess of Asturias Award honors the Guadalajara International Book Fair and Hay Festival.
Hay Festival organizers in Wales are outspoken about the broad participation they’ve had in the digital iteration of their flagship event, while the Costa program has called for entries in its 49th edition.
Having raised close to £200,000 (US$246,885) in online and offline fundraising efforts, Wales’ Hay Festival today is announcing its digital edition.
As bookshops are shuttered in many parts of the world in the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the booksellers’ federation asks for help. And Wales’ Hay Festival continues raising funds to cover its losses.
With the public health crisis in Italy deteriorating rapidly, the biggest publisher cancels its participation in Bologna, as Hay signals it’s on for Wales.
Alongside its public events, the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature aims to establish a Global Alliance of Literary Festivals with a conference for organizers.
Characterizing its 2020 programming as ‘activism-themed,’ the May flagship Hay Festival in Wales opens early-bird ticket sales.
The director of the Hay Festival’s international events, Cristina Fuentes La Roche, has been recognized particularly for her Latin American programming.
With events based book adaptations for film and television, the Peruvian installment of the Hay series also takes on issues in science, lifestyle, and history.