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Frequently Asked Questions

The Ake Arts & Book Festival 2020 press release will be available on 31 August 2020.

Click here to apply for a 2020 Ake Festival Press Pass. Contact if you would like to speak to one of our guests.

Please send an email to if you are interested in scheduling an interview with the director.

Where possible, and if you have an Ake Arts & Book Festival 2020 Online Press Pass, we will do our best to schedule an appointment for you.

You will get a response to your application within 48 hours days.  The Press Pass will be sent to your email address. Your pass admits you alone. Other individuals who work for your media house will have to apply separately.

Valid ID from issued by your media organisation.

Requests for high-resolution photographs from previous editions of  Ake Festival must be made to There is a small selection in the ‘Memories’ section of the website.