WELCOME TO HAY

The full programme is available for this year’s festival, 25 May to 4 June. We very much look forward to seeing you in Hay.

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Event 20

Joumana Behlok in conversation with Islam Samhan, Ahmed Saadawi, Najwan Darwish and Nagat Ali

The Writers that Formed Us

Venue: Laure Mghayzel School
Please note that this event is in Arabic

This event is exclusive to the students at Laure Mghayzel School.
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Event 21

Nada Abboudy in conversation with Wajdi Al Ahdal, Yahya Amqassim, Hussein Al Abri and Abdullah Thabit

Why do we Write and What do we Write about?

Venue: Ghbeyreh School
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This event is exclusive to the students at Ghbeyreh School.
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Event 22

Assaad Khairallah in conversation with Nazem El Sayed, Rosa Yassin Hassan, Samar Yazbek and Joumana Haddad

The Creative Writing Process

Venue: Municipal Public Library of Bachoura
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Event 23

Nael El Toukhy in conversation with Abderrazak Boukebba, Dima Wannous and Hamdy El Gazzar

What is The Situation of Contemporary Arabic Literature?

Venue: Municipal Public Library of Monnot
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Event 24

Jabbour Douaihy in conversation with Abdellah Taia, Mansour el Souwaim, Mohammed Hassan Alwan and Mohammed Salah

Is There a New Generation of Arabic Novelists?

Venue: Lina’s Café (ABC Ashrafieh)
Jabbour Douaihy talks to Abdellah Taia, Mansour el Souwaim, Mohammed Hassan Alwan and Mohammed Salah Al Azab

Please note that this event is in Arabic
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Event 25

Souheil Matar in conversation with Abdelaziz Errachidi, Yassin Adnan, Faiza Guene and Abderrahim Elkhassar

New Literature from the Maghreb

Venue: Notre Dame University
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Event 26

Georges Dorlian in conversation with Hyam Yared, Hussein Jelaad, Kamel Riahi and Hala Kawtharani

New Arabic Literature

Venue: Municipal Public Library of Bachoura
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Event 27

Suleiman Bakhti in conversation with Mansoura Ez Eldin, Zaki Baydoun and Youssef Rakha

The Role of Culture in our Society

Venue: Municipal Public Library of Monnot
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Event 28

Claire Armitstead in conversation with Bassim Al Ansar, Randa Jarrar and Abdelkader Benali

Writing and Living outside the Arab World

Venue: LAU – Business School Auditorium
Please note this this event is in English
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Event 29

Abdo Wazen in conversation with Ahmad Yamani, Nazem El Sayed and Zaki Baydoun

Contemporary Arabic Poetry

Venue: Balamand University, Faculty of Sciences
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Event 30

Katia Ghosn in conversation with Hala Kawtharani, Dima Wannous, Abdullah Thabit and Najwan Darwish

From Poetry to Fiction – a journey

Venue: LAU – Business School Auditorium
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Event 31

Hussein Bin Hamza in conversation with Abdelaziz Errachidi, Nagat Ali, Islam Samhan and Hussein Jelaad

The Writers that Formed Us

Venue: Municipal Public Library of Geitawi
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Event 32

Naim Baroud in conversation with Hussein Al Abri, Yahya Amqassim, Mohammed Hassan Alwan and Mohammed Salah Al Azab

The Writers that Formed Us

Venue: Brummana High School
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Event 33

Marek Brieška in conversation with Kamel Riahi, Wajdi Al Ahdal and Mansour El Souwaim

The Writers that Formed Us

Venue: T-Marbouta Café
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Event 34

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Event 35

Pierre Abi Saab in conversation with Youssef Rakha, Yassin Adnan and Abdelkader Benali

What is the Situation of Contemporary Arabic Literature?

Venue: De Prague Cafe
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Event 36

Rania Baroud in conversation with Samar Yazbek, Abdellah Taia and Hyam Yared

Literature and the Body

Venue: Youth and Culture Centre, Zouk Mikael
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Event 37

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Event 38

Lina Khoury in conversation with Bassim Al Ansar, Hamdy El Gazzar and Joumana Haddad

Literature and Cinema

Venue: Caffeine, Kaslik
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