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BCBF – Conferenza stampa 2024 IBBY International

12 Marzo 2024


IBBY Press Conference 2024
Lunedì 8 Aprile, 15:00–16:15
Illustrators Café, Service Center, Bologna Children’s Book Fair

ITA: La conferenza stampa IBBY presenta il lavoro di IBBY durante tutto l’anno e mette in evidenza i suoi eventi più importanti, tra cui il 39° Congresso internazionale (Trieste, 30 agosto – 1 settembre 2024) e la Giornata internazionale del libro per bambini 2024. È anche l’occasione tanto attesa per scoprire i vincitori del Premio Hans Christian Andersen 2024 e degli IBBY Reading Promotions Awards.

ENG: The IBBY Press Conference presents the work of IBBY throughout the year and highlights its most important events, including the 39th World Congress (Trieste, 30 Aug–1 Sept, 2024) and the 2024 International Children’s Book Day. It is also the much-expected occasion to discover the winners of the 2024 Hans Christian Andersen Award and the IBBY Reading Promotions Awards.

1 Welcome
Sylvia Vardell, IBBY President

2 IBBY Projects and Activities Around the World
Carolina Ballester, IBBY Executive Director

3 Bookbird: A Journal of International Children’s Literature
Valerie Coghlan, Bookbird Inc. President

4 International Children’s Book Day 2024, hosted by IBBY Japan (JBBY)
Yukiko Hiromatsu, JBBY Board Member

5 39th IBBY World Congress, Trieste, Italy, 30 Aug–1 Sep 2024
Elisabetta Lippolis, IBBY Italy Vice-president and Congress Chair

6 2024 IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award: Winner Announcement
Junko Yokota, IBBY Reading Promotion Jury President

7 2024 IBBY-iRead Outstanding Reading Promoter Award: Winners Announcement
Junko Yokota, IBBY Reading Promotion Jury President

8 2024 Hans Christian Andersen Award: Winners Announcement
Liz Page, 2024 Hans Christian Andersen Jury President, with the participation of
Fred Minn, CEO of Nami Island Arts and Education

16:30 IBBY Cocktail
IBBY Stand (Hall 29 C45)


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