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 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.

Press invitation: Barbro Lindgren receives the 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Press invitation: Barbro Lindgren receives the 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Press Releases   •   May 26, 2014 08:49 BST

Welcome to cover the presentation of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2014.

Barbro Lindgren to Vimmerby, Stockholm and Umeå

Barbro Lindgren to Vimmerby, Stockholm and Umeå

Press Releases   •   Apr 07, 2014 13:01 BST

The award week for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) begins on May 25. During a week this year’s laureate, the Swedish author Barbro Lindgren, will participate in a tailored program to meet with the public, press and reading promoters. The program includes two intensive days in Vimmerby and meetings in Stockholm and Umeå.

Global perspective generates exciting candidate list

Global perspective generates exciting candidate list

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2013 15:52 BST

The nominations for Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award the 2014 were presented today at the Frankfurt Book Fair. The list includes 238 candidates from 68 countries. Up 15% on the 2013 figure, the number of nominations continues the upward trend seen over the past few years.

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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.

Isol arrives in Sweden

Isol arrives in Sweden

News   •   May 14, 2013 07:06 BST

On Saturday this year’s recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA), illustrator Isol, arrives in Stockholm. During one week she will meet the general public, colleagues, the book industry as well as press and media in Stockholm, Vimmerby and Munich.

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Public conversation at Café Pilgatan

Public conversation at Café Pilgatan

Events   •   May 06, 2014 13:38 BST

Barbro Lindgren talks to children's librarian and jurymember Annika Edlund at Café Pilgatan in Umeå. In Swedish.

May 31, 10:00 - 12:00

Café Pilgatan, Umeå.

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Award Ceremony 2014

Award Ceremony 2014

Two literature laureates: Barbro Lindgren and Tomas Tranströmer. Stockholm Concert Hall, June 2, 2014.

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Award Ceremony 2014

Award Ceremony 2014

Crown Princess Victoria and Barbro Lindgren.

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Award Ceremony 2014

Award Ceremony 2014

Barbro Lindgren's speech at the Award ceremony.

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Award Ceremony 2014

Award Ceremony 2014

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Behind the scenes of the Announcement

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Get behind the scenes of the announcement of this year’s laureate. The announcement took place at a press conference at the National Libr...

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Highlights from the Award Ceremony

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Highlights from the Award Ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall on June 2, 2014: Edda Magnason and her band, the Lindgren Brothers feat....

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Interview with Larry Lempert

Interview with Larry Lempert

An interview with Jury Chairman Larry Lempert during the Award Ceremony on June 2, 2014.

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Interview with publisher Moa Brunnberg

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Interview with Moa Brunnberg, Publisher at Rabén & Sjögren. The interview was made in connection with the Award ceremony on June 2, 2014.

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