El Hay Festival de Querétaro closes in México with 300,000 participants

Querétaro (Mexico), September 5 (EFE).- La séptima edición del Hay Festival en Querétaro, en el Centro de México, cerró este lunes con 300,000 participants in virtual events y en persona, en sus más activlas da 10, acudieron 27,000 assistants de manera presential.

Tras 2 años complicados por la pandema de la covid-19, regresó uno de los festivals cultural and literary meetings with important conferences in Mexico, charlas y talleres, lo que se tradujo también en una derrama de 70 milliones de pesos (millions of dollars) en la entity sede.

With the participation of 145 personalities from 15 countries, there were 54 general events, 13 in universities, 6 in delegations, 6 in homes, 5 in the Hay Festivalito, among others, with those who sought añertavers.

“Han sido cuatro días muy intensos de actividades en el que hemos estado en espacios del centro histórico de la ciudad de Querétaro, también en las seis delegaciones que forman parte del municipio”, commented an Efe Améric García, at the Latin Republic Festival .

“Y hemos llegado, además, por primera vez al estado de Querétaro en tres municipios, en Ezequiel Montes, Corregidora y Tequisquiapan”, he added.

In addition to the public events in Querétaro and the recently integrated municipalities, the Hay Festival seeks to be an inclusive and social event, which is why an agreement was established with Radio and Television Querétaro, with which the festival is held. no internet access

Likewise, the organizers took home events to bring literature and culture to children in vulnerable situations, a program that started since the first edition of the Festival seven years ago.

“What we do in the home houses is a program that is behind closed doors, because it is with children and girls who are in educational centers that usually proceed from very vulnerable environments and it seems to us that the festival has a very important impact. , the possibilities that abre a la inspiración, llegue también a ellos y ellas”, he mentioned.

The success of this edition has made that the organizers of the event have announced an octave also in Querétaro, program for the second period of September in 2023, en la que se espera incluir a más municipie del la musicipios extensioner.

Yara Beltrán, liaison and follow-up coordinator of the Secretariat of Tourism of the state of Querétaro, highlighted that culture tourism has become a cornerstone of the state tourism industry, consolidating the state as a favorite destination.

“We have great afluencia in Bernal (Ezequiel Montes) with a ‘booktuber’, Alberto Villarreal, who leads the new generations to consume literature, to read. Murillo, who is a great Mexican writer,” detailed Efe.

Recently, the secretariat of the Cultura del estado de Querétaro, Marcela Herbert Pesquera, the renewal of the importance of the Hay Festival 2022, the first period of the organization of the Gobierno estatal se involucra en el evento.

“Realmente para nosotros fue muy importante porque there were many people who stayed with the illusion of coming to these events, y so nosotros se los podomes llevar a ellos y queremos buscar para el próximo año participar a lapunterey”, .

(c) Agencia EFE

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