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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.

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Key dates spring 2015

Key dates spring 2015

News   •   Feb 18, 2015 10:23 GMT

Do not miss this spring's key dates for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. More information on this year’s award week will be published later on.

2014 Award Week Kicks Off In Vimmerby

2014 Award Week Kicks Off In Vimmerby

News   •   May 20, 2014 08:41 BST

Sunday marks the start of the 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Week, honouring Barbro Lindgren, the first Swedish ALMA laureate, who will meet her readers throughout the week. Her first stop is Astrid Lindgren’s childhood home, Vimmerby.

Save the date

Save the date

News   •   Jan 28, 2014 14:31 GMT

Argentinian illustrator Isol receives the world’s largest literature award tonight

Argentinian illustrator Isol receives the world’s largest literature award tonight

News   •   May 27, 2013 09:06 BST

Tonight the world’s largest award for children’s and young adult literature will be presented to the Argentinian illustrator Isol in Stockholm, Sweden. The 2013 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award will be presented by H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria and the Swedish Minister for Culture, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth.

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Award Ceremony

Award Ceremony

Events   •   May 20, 2015 13:29 BST

Award Ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall.

Jun 01, 18:00 - 19:00

Stockholm Concert Hall.

Visit to Vimmerby

Visit to Vimmerby

Events   •   May 20, 2015 13:27 BST

Visit to Astrid Lindgren's childhood Town Vimmerby, including meeting Children at Astrid Lindgren's school. Guest of honour at the opening of the new exhibition "The whole world’s on fire" at Astrid Lindgren's Näs.

May 28 - May 30

Astrid Lindgren's Näs.

Visit to Hjulsta elementary school

Visit to Hjulsta elementary school

Events   •   May 20, 2015 13:06 BST

Visit to Hjulsta elementary school running the project "The world’s ALMA".

May 28, 09:00 - 12:00

Hjulsta elementary school, Stockholm.

Workshop with children

Workshop with children

Events   •   May 20, 2015 13:00 BST

Workshop with children at Kulturhuset (House of Culture).

May 27, 09:00 - 12:00

Kulturhuset (House of Culture).

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Award Ceremony 2015

Award Ceremony 2015

Acceptance Speech by Carole Bloch, Director of PRAESA. Stockholm Concert Hall June 1, 2015.

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Award Ceremony 2015

Award Ceremony 2015

Acceptance Speech by Carole Bloch, Director of PRAESA. Stockholm Concert Hall, June 1, 2015.

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Award Ceremony 2015

Award Ceremony 2015

Alice Bah Kuhnke, Minister for Culture and Democracy, presents the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award to PRAESA. Stockholm Concert Hall ...

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Award Ceremony 2015

Award Ceremony 2015

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Speech by Carole Bloch, PRAESA

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Acceptance speech by PRAESA Director Carole Bloch at the Award Ceremony, June 1, 2015.

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Speech by Alice Bah Kuhnke, Minister for Culture and Democracy in Sweden

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Speech by Alice Bah Kuhnke, Minister for Culture and Democracy, at the Award Ceremony in Stockholm Concert Hall on June 1, 2015.

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PRAESA’s national reading promotion program Nal’ibali

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About PRAESA’s large-scale national reading promotion program - the Nal’ibali project. Nal’ibali is a network of reading clubs that uses...

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Interview with Ntombizanele Mahobe and Malusi Ntoyapi, PRAESA

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Interview with Ntombizanele Mahobe, Training Coordinator at PRAESA, and Malusi Ntoyapi, Programmes Support Manager at PRAESA. Interviews ...

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