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Meg Rosoff Accepts Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Before Full Stockholm Concert Hall

Meg Rosoff Accepts Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Before Full Stockholm Concert Hall

Press Releases   •   May 30, 2016 19:15 BST

Meg Rosoff tonight received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award from Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy Mrs. Alice Bah Kuhnke. In her acceptance speech she expressed both praise and criticism.

Press invitation: Meg Rosoff receives the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016

Press invitation: Meg Rosoff receives the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016

Press Releases   •   May 23, 2016 05:36 BST

Welcome to cover the presentation of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016 ​​Time: Monday May 30, 6:00 pm (all seats must be taken at 5:45 pm) ​​Venue: Stockholm Concert Hall

Meg Rosoff to Sweden

Meg Rosoff to Sweden

Press Releases   •   Apr 26, 2016 07:51 BST

Author Meg Rosoff is coming to Sweden to receive the 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA). The Award Week begins May 23 and ends with the award ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall on May 30.

​The laureate of the 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award is Meg Rosoff
Invito alla stampa: Il maggiore premio per la letteratura per l’infanzia e per ragazzi al mondo sarà assegnato il 5 aprile

Invito alla stampa: Il maggiore premio per la letteratura per l’infanzia e per ragazzi al mondo sarà assegnato il 5 aprile

Press Releases   •   Mar 29, 2016 08:00 BST

Vi invitiamo a seguire l’assegnazione del Premio letterario Astrid Lindgren 2016. Ora: 12.45 Luogo: Caffè degli Illustratori, La Fiera del Libro di Bologna

Press invitation: The world’s largest award for children's and young adult literature to be announced on April 5

Press invitation: The world’s largest award for children's and young adult literature to be announced on April 5

Press Releases   •   Mar 29, 2016 07:56 BST

Welcome to cover the announcement of the 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Time: April 5 at 12:45 pm Venue: Illustrator’s Café, Bologna Children’s Book Fair

L’assegnazione del maggiore premio per la letteratura per l’infanzia e per ragazzi al mondo in diretta alla fiera di Bologna

L’assegnazione del maggiore premio per la letteratura per l’infanzia e per ragazzi al mondo in diretta alla fiera di Bologna

Press Releases   •   Mar 08, 2016 09:50 GMT

Il 5 aprile sarà assegnato il Premio letterario Astrid Lindgren, il maggiore premio per la letteratura per l’infanzia e per ragazzi al mondo. La proclamazione avverrà alla Biblioteca nazionale svedese di Stoccolma e potrà essere seguita in diretta al Caffè degli Illustratori, nell’ambito della Fiera del Libro per Ragazzi di Bologna.

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016 to be announced on April 5th

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016 to be announced on April 5th

Press Releases   •   Jan 12, 2016 08:05 GMT

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016 to be announced at the National Library of Sweden on April 5th at 1:00 pm CET. Jury Chairman Boel Westin will announce the laureate of 2016. The announcement will be followed by a presentation of the laureate by the jury. For this year’s award, 215 candidates from 59 countries are nominated.

Nominees announced for 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Nominees announced for 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Press Releases   •   Oct 15, 2015 15:40 BST

Next year 215 candidates from 59 countries will be in the running for the world’s largest children’s literature award, jury chair Boel Westin announced at the Frankfurt Book Fair today.

PRAESA and Daniel Goldin to Göteborg Book Fair

PRAESA and Daniel Goldin to Göteborg Book Fair

Press Releases   •   Aug 25, 2015 08:46 BST

Several international reading promoters will visit Sweden and Göteborg Book Fair on September 24-27. This year’s laureate of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), the South African organisation PRAESA, and Daniel Goldin, publisher and Director of the Vasconcelos Library in Mexico City, will participate in seminars and programs at the Swedish Art Council’s Young Stage (Ung scen).

Strong feelings when PRAESA received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015

Strong feelings when PRAESA received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015

Press Releases   •   Jun 01, 2015 21:09 BST

It was an emotional moment when Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) was presented to the South African reading promotion PRAESA by Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke. PRAESA, Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa, is the first laureate ever from the African continent.

Lena Kåreland new member of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury

Lena Kåreland new member of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury

Press Releases   •   May 28, 2015 12:24 BST

Today the Swedish Arts Council appointed Lena Kåreland as member of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury from July 1, 2015.

Press invitation: PRAESA receives the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015

Press invitation: PRAESA receives the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015

Press Releases   •   May 22, 2015 08:05 BST

Welcome to cover the presentation of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015. Time: Monday June 1, 6:00 pm (all seats must be taken at 5:45 pm) Venue: Stockholm Concert Hall

Focus on the joy of books and storytelling in this year’s award week

Focus on the joy of books and storytelling in this year’s award week

Press Releases   •   Apr 28, 2015 08:46 BST

This year’s Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) week begins on Monday May 25. Representatives from South African organisation PRAESA will visit Stockholm and Vimmerby to participate in an extensive program targeting students, educators, media and an interested general public.

PRAESA of South Africa receives the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

PRAESA of South Africa receives the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Press Releases   •   Mar 31, 2015 12:10 BST

Based in Cape Town, PRAESA (Project for the Study of Alternative Education in South Africa) is an organisation that has worked to promote reading and literature for children and young people in South Africa since 1992.

Press Invitation: Announcement of the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Press Invitation: Announcement of the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Press Releases   •   Mar 24, 2015 07:16 GMT

Welcome to cover the announcement of the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Time: March 31 at 12:40 pm Venue: National Library of Sweden, Humlegårdsgatan 26, Humlegården Stockholm

2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Announcement on March 31

2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Announcement on March 31

Press Releases   •   Jan 15, 2015 10:20 GMT

Jury Chair Boel Westin will announce the 2015 laureate of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award on March 31 at 1 p.m. The jury is awarding the world’s largest prize for children’s literature for the thirteenth time. This year 197 candidates were nominated for the award, from 61 countries.

 Nominations for 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award announced today

Nominations for 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award announced today

Press Releases   •   Oct 09, 2014 16:27 BST

The list of nominees for the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) was announced today at the Frankfurt Book Fair by Boel Westin, the incoming chair of the ALMA jury. The list includes 50 first-time nominees among a total of 197 candidates from 61 countries.

New members of the jury for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

New members of the jury for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Press Releases   •   Jun 10, 2014 07:45 BST

The Swedish Arts Council has appointed four new members of the jury for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. The new chairman from July 1 is Boel Westin, Professor of Literature at Stockholm University. The other new jury members are author and illustrator Anna Höglund, author Katarina Kieri and political science graduate Johan Palmberg, who represents Astrid Lindgren’s family.

Full House for Barbro Lindgren in Stockholm’s Concert Hall

Full House for Barbro Lindgren in Stockholm’s Concert Hall

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2014 20:55 BST

Author Barbro Lindgren accepted the 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award on Monday evening before a crowded audience in the Stockholm Concert Hall. H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria presented the award, and Minister for Culture Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth hailed Lindgren for her literary achievements:

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