Hay Festival Beirut 2013: some pictures from the first day

Hay Festival Beirut 2013: some pictures from the first day

Joe Sacco signing books after his event at Beirut Art Center

Joe Sacco signing books after his event at Beirut Art Center

 

(from left to right) Abbas Baydoun, Iskandar Habache, Rabah El Mahdi and Wael Abd el Fattah speak about freedom of expression and censorship at Zico House

(from left to right) Abbas Baydoun, Iskandar Habache, Rabah El Mahdi and Wael Abd el Fattah speak about freedom of expression and censorship at Zico House

Nidal Al Ashkar and Hanan Al Shayk read from 'One Thousand and One Nights' at Al Madina TheatreNidal Al Ashkar and Hanan Al Shayk read from ‘One Thousand and One Nights’ at Al Madina theatre

Musicians at the reading of 'One Thousand and One Nights'

Musicians at the reading of ‘One Thousand and One Nights’