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Hay Festival Dhaka 2014

November 20, 2014 - November 22, 2014

Imagine the World!

Hay Festival Dhaka takes place 20–22 November 2014 in the historic grounds of the Bangla Academy in Dhaka.

Now in its fourth year, Hay Festival Dhaka spans three full days, with events in multiple venues. The festival takes inspiration from Bangladesh’s great literary tradition while broadening its horizons. Creative thinkers from the region and thirteen different countries engage with the vibrant, energetic and politically savvy audience. Come and join some of the world’s leading writers, performers and thinkers at this energetic, thought-provoking festival.

Telling stories in different ways, and pushing the boundaries of the mind, are themes in 2014. Highlights include international and local writers, poets, artists, philosophers and scientists: Shashi Tharoor, Syed Shamsul Haq, Jung Chang, Joy Goswami, William Dalrymple, John Ralston Saul, Javed Jahangir, Marcus du Sautoy, Zia Haider Rahman, Rana Dasgupta, Mirza Waheed, Lucy Hawking, Shaheen Akhter and Gideon Haigh.

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Day 2
Friday, November 21

3.25 – 4.15 PM | RECITATIONS IN ENGLISH (1) | Lawn
Featuring Kosal Khiev, TJ Dema, Sabrina Mahfouz and Laksmi Pamuntjak.

Day 3
Saturday, November 22

12.30 – 1.30 PM | IMAGES | Cosmic Tent
Aamer Hussein, Mimi Khalvati and Laksmi Pamuntjak discuss representation of places through the power of words. Moderated by Olivia Smith.

For the complete festival program, please visit Hay Festival Dhaka programme page.

Participating Writer(s)

Laksmi Pamuntjak


November 20, 2014
November 22, 2014
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