Event
starts at
Etihad Garden StageThe TheatreTolerance MajlisAtrium
13:00       
13:15       
13:30    13:30
1. Festival Guests and Friends
Opening of the Festival
 
13:45     
14:00     
14:15     
14:30       
14:45       
15:00  15:00
3. Mohammad Al Murr and Rasheed-al-Khayoun
A Life in Literatures
15:00
2. Peter Frankopan
The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World
 
15:15   
15:30   
15:45   
16:00       
16:15       
16:30  16:30
5. Bettany Hughes
Make Art Not War
   
16:45     
17:00     
17:15     
17:30       
17:45       
18:00       
18:15       
18:30       
18:45       
19:00       
19:15       
19:3019:30
8. Souad Massi
In concert – Oumniya
19:30
10. Female Directors from Today’s Arab World
BBC Arabic Festival Film Screening 1
19:30
9. Wole Soyinka
The Sheikh Nahyan Mubarak al Nahyan Lecture
 
19:45 
20:00 
20:15 
20:30   
20:45   
21:00    21:00
11. Tahmima Anam, Joumana Haddad, Miguel Syjuco and Bettany Hughes
The Writers’ Table
 
21:15     
21:30     
21:45     
22:00      22:00
12. Mashrou’ Leila
Live at the Manarat
22:15     
22:30     
22:45     
23:00     
23:15     
23:30       

In partnership with

UAE Minister of Tolerance