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Press invitation: PRAESA receives the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015

May 22, 2015 08:05 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 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

Apr 28, 2015 08:46 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 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.

Press Invitation: Announcement of the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Mar 24, 2015 07:16 GMT Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 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

 Nominations for 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award announced today

Oct 09, 2014 16:27 BST Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 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

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.