You will be able to buy your tickets and register to the Hay Festival Arequipa from 21st September. Registration will be on our website

Box office

Direct sale and delivery of pre-purchased tickets online at the box office of the Mario Vargas Llosa Library (c/ San Francisco 308) from 5 to 11 November 9:00-20:00 h.

Tickets can be purchased directly at the corresponding venue before each event, until full capacity is reached, and students without reservation would be able to pass until the reserved capacity is completed.


General programme: 7 nuevos soles

Mario Vargas Llosa's conferences: 10 nuevos soles

Marcela Roggeri's concert: 30 nuevos soles

El Sistema Solar play: 12 nuevos soles

· Hay Festivalito (children & YA): free, after online registration

· Hay Joven: free, after online registration


20% of the capacity of the events of the general programme will be free of charge to registered students, until full quota. For the reservation of these tickets, you can register online. One entry per event may be requested.

Hay Festivalito (HF)

The eventos numbered as HF are for children and young audience. These events are free, after online registration. An accreditation will be requested, and it must be attached with te registration form. Take nto account the ages indicated in each event when registering. For children under 16, each record corresponds to a child accompanied by an adult.

Hay Joven (HJ)

Hay Joven's programme is co-organized with the Universidad Católica de San Pablo. You can register on-line

The programme is subject to changes. In case of cancellation of any of the events, the ticket may be exchanged for another one or we will refund the amount of your ticket.

To acces to the events, please, be punctual. The festival will reserve the right of admission to the venues once the activity begins.

The festival will have the right to use photos made to the public during the events through its promotional channels.


Teatro Municipal  (Calle Mercaderes 239)

Casa Tristán del Pozo, BBVA (San Francisco 108)

Biblioteca Regional Mario Vargas Llosa  (Calle San Francisco 308)

Sala Mariano Melgar - Universidad Nacional San Agustín (Calle San Agustín 106)

 Centro Cultural Peruano Norteamericano (Theater, auditorium and library) (Calle Melgar 109)

Auditorio Instituto Peruano Alemán (Calle Ugarte 207)

Centro de las Artes de la Universidad Católica San Pablo (Calle Palacio Viejo 414)

Sala de Conferencias de la Alianza Francesa de Arequipa (Calle Santa Catalina 208, Cercado)

Auditorio del Colegio de Arquitectos de Arequipa (Calle Bolívar 207)

Hay Festival Team

Operative team

Gabriela Alosilla, Carla Cruzado, Diana Gonzáles Obando, Press, Julio del Carpio Coordination of the photographic record, Rosa Cruz y Gabriel Light, Graphic design, Ángela Delgado Valdivia Developvment Director Hay Festival Arequipa, Peter Florence Director, Cristina Fuentes La Roche Hay Festival International Director, Izara García Rodríguez Hay Festival América Coordinator, Iñaki Lasa Etura Content coordination, Paul Richardson Web page, Maria Luisa Rodríguez Production, Zoe Romero Miranda Hay Festival América guests coordination, Ximena Ruiz Rosas Public relations, Manuel y Mario Torres Silva, Volunteers coordination

Hay Festival Directors

Terry Burns VicepresidentLyndy Cooke, Geraint Davies, Peter Florence, Cristina Fuentes La Roche, Nik Gowing, Guto Harri, Caroline Michel Presidenta, Jesse Norman, Francine Stock and Michelle Walder

Hay Festival Arequipa Vicepresidents

Mauricio Chirinos y Chirinos, Alonso Ruiz-Rosas Cateriano, Hernando Torres-Fernández


Rosie Boycott, Terry Burns, Dylan Jones Presidente, Caroline Michel, Maurice Saatchi

Thanks: Many thanks to the Centro Cultural Peruano Norteamericano, as collaborating entity. To the volunteers, the technical team, the interpreters, and the media.To Eliot Audiovisual, Arstescénica and Vía Expresa Cinema and Video 

Partner for Latin America


Principal Sponsor

Fundación BBVA Continental