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Public conversation at Café Pilgatan

Public conversation at Café Pilgatan

Event date 31 May 2014 09:00 – 11:00

Location Café Pilgatan, Umeå.

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

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The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) is the world's largest award for children's and young adult literature. The award, which amounts to SEK 5 million, is given annually to a single laureate or to several. Authors, illustrators, oral storytellers and reading promoters are eligible. The award is designed to promote interest in children's and young adult literature. The UN convention of rights of the child is the foundation of our work. An expert jury selects the laureate(s) from candidates nominated by institutions and organisations all over the world. The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award was founded by the Swedish government in 2002 and is administrated by the Swedish Arts Council.

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