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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 will be on sale for Hay Festival Xalapa 2014 from 26 August, when the full programme will be published.

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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    Online interviews

    Authors and performers at Hay Festival Xalapa 2013 took part in online interviews – with questions from YOU. Find out who participated...

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    Hay Letras

    The daily news sheet full of articles, info and chat about Hay Festival Xalapa. For 2013 we produced a special pre-festival supplement – read it here.

    You can also download the 2012 PDFs (in Spanish) here: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

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Xalapa 2013

  • Luis Eduardo Aute
  • Rafael Chirbes
  • Sergio Pitol
  • Sandra Lorenzano
  • Juan Gabriel Vásquez
  • José Adiak Montoya
  • Derek Walcott
  • Ernesto Cardenal
  • Jody Williams
  • Julieta Venegas
  • Sergio Ramírez
  • Helen Oyeyemi
  • and many others...