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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.

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Nominate to the 2017 award

Nominate to the 2017 award

News   •   Jan 25, 2016 09:04 GMT

Today the nomination process to the 2017 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award opens. All countries of the world are welcome to submit nominations, and to take the opportunity to present their children’s and young adult literature and their reading promotion activities.

Nominations for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016 to be revealed on October 15

Nominations for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016 to be revealed on October 15

News   •   Sep 29, 2015 10:05 BST

The list of nominated candidates for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016 will be presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

A teacher’s guide to Barbro Lindgren’s Hemligt (Secret) trilogy is launched today

A teacher’s guide to Barbro Lindgren’s Hemligt (Secret) trilogy is launched today

News   •   Mar 10, 2015 07:30 GMT

Today the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award publish a teacher’s guide to Barbro Lindgren’s books Jättehemligt (Super Secret, 1971), Världshemligt (Top Secret, 1972) and Bladen brinner (Pages on Fire, 1973). The teacher’s guide is written by researcher and jury member Maria Lassén-Seger.

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.

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What makes a mother? Kitty Crowther about her latest book Mother Medusa

What makes a mother? Kitty Crowther about her latest book Mother Medusa

Blog posts   •   Jan 07, 2016 11:59 GMT

​Kitty Crowther´s latest book Mother Medusa will soon be published in Swedish. It´s the story of little Irisée who lives with her overprotected mother Medusa. But Irisée is attracted by the other children and wants to go to school. Interview with Kitty Crowther about the Mother Medusa-book and her plans for 2016.

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Göteborg Book Fair: Daniel Goldin

Göteborg Book Fair: Daniel Goldin

Events   •   Aug 25, 2015 08:56 BST

Friday 25 September 11.00-11.45, Seminar with Katti Hoflin, writer and Head of Stockholm City Library. Seminar room to be confirmed. Saturday 26 September 14.00-14.20, Presentation of Isol’s works, discussion with Helen Sigeland, Director. Swedish Arts Council, A03:22

Sep 24 - Sep 26

Göteborg Book Fair

Göteborg Book Fair: Arabella Koopman

Göteborg Book Fair: Arabella Koopman

Events   •   Aug 25, 2015 08:54 BST

Thursday 24 September 11.00 – 11.20, Discussion with Elina Druker, ass. Prof. and Jury member, Young stage, A03:22 14.00 – 14.45, Seminar with Elina Druker, Seminar room to be confirmed. Friday 25 September 09.00-11.00, Visit to Primary School in Angered. 15.00 – 15.20, Discussion on reading promotion with Reza Saleh, Minister for Story telling and Mats Kempe, writer and Jury member.

Sep 24 - Sep 25

Göteborg Book Fair, Sweden

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.

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Arabella Koopman, PRAESA

Arabella Koopman, PRAESA

Arabella Koopman, Content Manager for the Nal’ibali Campaign at PRAESA.

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Jury

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The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury.

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Lena Kåreland

Lena Kåreland

Lena Kåreland, member of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury.

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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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Nal’ibali - a network of reading clubs in South Africa

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Nal’ibali, PRAESA's national reading promotion program, is a network of reading clubs that uses media campaigns to encourage children to ...

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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 1, 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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Nominated Candidates 2014

Nominated Candidates 2014

Documents   •   Oct 11, 2013 08:21 BST

A list of the nominated candidates for the 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair on October 10, 2013.

ALMA 10 years - JUBILEE BROCHURE

ALMA 10 years - JUBILEE BROCHURE

Documents   •   Apr 26, 2012 09:11 BST

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