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The fourth edition of Hay Festival Xalapa will take place 2–5 October 2014.

This year we celebrate the festival with conversation and debate, workshops for all ages, meetings, concerts and visual arts exhibitions in many venues across the beautiful city of Xalapa.

Tickets are now on sale for Hay Festival Xalapa 2014

Hay Festival Xalapa


HAY FESTIVAL XALAPA PROMOTES CULTURE & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY. Literature, visual arts, cinema, music, geopolitics, journalism, the environment... all go together with dialogue and celebration.

'The warmth of humanity', Hay Festival Xalapa in The Telegraph

'One of the great excitements of Hay's international festivals is getting to know major writers who are often barely known, if at all, in Britain.' Michael Jacobs, The Telegraph

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Xalapa 2014

  • Salman Rushdie
  • David Safier
  • Margo Glantz
  • Rithy Panh
  • Juan Bonilla
  • Katie Kitamura
  • Álvaro Enrique
  • José de la Colina
  • Killoffer
  • Joumana Haddad
  • Alan Weisman
  • Concha Buika
  • and many more...