Hay Festival Cartagena 2023

Welcome to the Hay Festival Cartagena de Indias 2023 programme, to be held from 26 to 29 January. In this page you can find the events in the general programme as well as Hay Joven activities tor university audiences, Hay Comunitario sessions which will take place in different areas of Cartagena, Reading Clubs and Talento Editorial.

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Event 58

Poetry gala

Amets Arzallus, Mercedes Cebrián, John Galán Casanova, Bernardine Evaristo, Hanan Issa, Deborah Levy and Juan Gabriel Vásquez. Presented by Guido Tamayo

 Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española (patio)
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We celebrate poetry, poets and poetry readers with an open-air reading at one of Cartagena’s most emblematic venues. With Amets Arzallus (Basque Country/France), Mercedes Cebrián (Spain), John Galán Casanova (Colombia), Bernardine Evaristo (United Kingdom), Hanan Issa (United Kingdom) Deborah Levy (United Kingdom) and Juan Gabriel Vásquez (Colombia). Presented by Guido Tamayo.
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