Hay Festival has announced the line-up for the 4th edition in Querétaro (5-8 September), with a blend of Nobel laureates, award-winning writers and journalists, global policy makers and innovators leading an international programme spanning 90 events over four days. 

  • Writers: Michael Ondaajte (Canada), Diamela Eltit, Alejandra Costamagna, Lina Meruane (Chile), Eva Baltasar, Elvira Sastre (Spain), Antonio Ortuño, Yuri Herrera, Vivian Abenshushan, Yásnaya Elena Aguilar and Élmer Mendoza (Mexico)

  • Nobel Prize-winner: Juan Manuel Santos (Colombia)

  • Journalists: Jon Lee Anderson (USA), Pablo Ordaz, Jacobo García (Spain), Julio Hernández, Daniela Rea, Pablo Ferri, Julio Patán, Javier Risco, Olivia Zerón (Mexico), Óscar Martínez (El Salvador) and the journalist and cartoonist Joe Sacco (Malta)

  • Personalities: Tatiana Clouthier, Diego Luna (Mexico), Izzeldin Abuelaish (Canada-Palestine),  Ben Rhodes (USA) former advisor to Barack Obama and Baltasar Garzón (Spain) Julian Assange's lawyer

  • Science: Roberto Emparan (Spain) – black holes and Space – and physicist Gerardo Herrera Corral (Mexico)

  • Arts and illustration: Trino, Bef , Renata Mtfz (Mexico), Doctor Alderete (Argentina), Elisa Arguilé (Spain)

  • Musicians in conversation and live: U-God (USA) from Wu-Tang Clan, Santiago Auserón (Spain) Radio Futura, Juan Perro, and Lol Tolhurst (UK) The Cure

  • Essay: Erling Kagge (Norway) he wil talk about silence and the power of walking the philosopher Wolfram Eilenberger (Germany) will talk bout the philosophers who changed our way of understanding the world


Principal Sponsors

Municipio de Querétaro
Alcalde en tu calle Querétaro
Querétaro Municipio
Querétaro Ciudad

Partner for Latin America