Amid Europe’s rising coronavirus numbers, Hay Festival organizers include five live events in Croatia in early October.
The Aké Arts and Book Festival has a strong activist context for many of its 2020 events, set around the theme ‘African Time.’
As Spain’s new coronavirus surge precedes the planned Hay Festival Segovia, the Hay administration retreats to a digital model for Mexico.
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.
Publisher Chiki Sarkar’s Juggernaut in New Delhi has partnered with Scroll.in to create an online festival in response to India’s stern nationwide lockdown.
Programming a major literature festival in 2020, says festival director Ahlam Bolooki, is about responding to the times: ‘We see questions.’
Characterizing its 2020 programming as ‘activism-themed,’ the May flagship Hay Festival in Wales opens early-bird ticket sales.
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