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

May 26, 2014 08:49 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Welcome to cover the presentation of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2014.

Barbro Lindgren to Vimmerby, Stockholm and Umeå

Apr 07, 2014 13:01 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 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.

Press invitation: Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2014

Mar 18, 2014 07:01 GMT Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Welcome to cover the announcement of the laureate of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2014. Time: March 25 at 12:40 pm Venue: National Library of Sweden, Humlegårdsgatan 26, Humlegården, Stockholm

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2014 to be announced 25 March

Feb 25, 2014 07:34 GMT Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award The laureate of the 2014 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) will be announced at the National Library of Sweden in Stockholm on 25 March at 1 pm. The introductory speeches will be given by Kerstin Brunnberg, Chair of the Swedish Arts Council, and Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, Sweden’s Minister for Culture.

Global perspective generates exciting candidate list

Oct 10, 2013 15:52 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 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.

Press invitation: Award Ceremony for the 2013 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

May 22, 2013 08:53 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Welcome to follow the official award ceremony for the 2013 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) at Stockholm Concert Hall on May 27. The award is presented to Argentinian illustrator Isol and is presented by H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden and the Swedish Minister for Culture, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth.

Isol is looking forward to an intense award week

Apr 22, 2013 09:17 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award – Meeting the Swedish audience has been absolutely fantastic. I can´t wait to visit Stockholm in May, says the recipient of 2013 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award recipient Isol, who participated in the Swedish literary festival LitteraLund last week. The program for this year’s award week is intense.

Mar 19, 2013 07:07 GMT Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award You are cordially invited to attend the announcement of this year’s recipient of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA).

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2013 announced on March 26

Mar 12, 2013 11:15 GMT Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award This year’s recipient or recipients of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award will be announced on Tuesday March 26 at 1:00 pm.

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award launches reading guides for works by recipients

Jan 11, 2013 08:23 GMT Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Today, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) launches reading guides for twelve works by ten previous recipients. The reading guides are written by members of the jury who are experts of children’s and young adult literature.