‘Hay Festival Abu Dhabi’ Announces 2020 Program Full of Literary Stars

“We absolutely want to make this festival work and to build on it, so that in 10 or 15 years’ time, people will perhaps look upon it in the way that the Colombians do with our festival in Cartagena.” 

Organizers Announce ‘Hay Festival Abu Dhabi’

"In Abu Dhabi, the festival will host internationally acclaimed authors and thinkers including Nobel Laureates Ahmed Galai and Shirin Ebadi, Lebanese novelist Hoda Barakat, winner of the 2019 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, and writers Adonis, Jokha Alharthi, Muhammed Hasan Alwan, Tishani Doshi, and many more."