Photo: Stefan Tell

Photo: Stefan Tell

ALMA participates in reading promotion conference in Vilnius October 8-9

This week we´ll participate in the conference Children’s and Young Adults’ Reading as Challenge in the 21st Century: Libraries Empower Social Changes 2015. The conference is arranged by the National Library of Lithuania, the Swedish Institute and...

Nominations for 2016 to be revealed on October 15

The list over nominated candidates for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2016 will be presented at the Frankfurt Book Fair.The program is a co-operation with the Frankfurt Book Fair and begins...

PRAESA and Daniel Goldin to Göteborg Book Fair

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...
Lena Kåreland. Photo: Atlantis Book Agency

Hello there, Lena Kåreland

Researcher and literary critic Lena Kåreland is new member of the ALMA jury since July 1st. You have written many books focusing on children’s and young adult literature, including one about children’s books in society. What’s your view on the market for children’s books...
PRAESA's diploma. Cropped image.

The creators behind PRAESA’s diploma about the work process

Illustrators Maja K Zetterberg (text) and Siri Ahmed Backström (illustrations) are the creators behind this year’s ALMA diploma. We asked them if they could describe the process behind the making of the diploma.

PRAESA's speech at the Award Ceremony

PRAESA founder, Neville Alexander, loved The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde. I do too – and we’ve retold it in five languages to share in South Africa. I believe it captures the spirit of our work – you’ll remember how...

Watch the highlights of the Award Ceremony

New videos from the Award Ceremony yesterday at the Stockholm Concert Hall are now available. Sweden’s Minister for Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke presented the 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award to PRAESA.

Strong feelings when PRAESA received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2015

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...

Public talk with PRAESA to be broadcast at the Knowledge Channel

The Swedish Knowledge Channel will broadcast the public talk at Kulturhuset between author and jury member Mats Kempe and PRAESA’s representatives...
Lena Kåreland. Photo: Atlantis Book Agency

Lena Kåreland new member of the jury

Today the Swedish Arts Council appointed Lena Kåreland as member of the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award jury from July 1, 2015. She is Professor Emerita in Literature with a focus on didactics and literary theory. She is a member of the...

PRAESA to visit the International Youth Library in Munich

On June 3rd the German audience will have the chance to meet this year’s ALMA laureate, when PRAESA representatives Carole Bloch, Ntombizanele Mahobi and Malusi Ntoyapi will visit the International...

Focus on the joy of books and storytelling in this year’s award week

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...

ALMA to book festival LitteraLund

Today the biennal LitteraLund Conference opens as part of the book festival LitteraLund, an important arena for children´s literature in Sweden...

Sweden’s minister for Culture and Democracy Alice Bah Kuhnke comments this year’s Laureate

“I’m very happy that also the African continent now has an Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award laureate. The award of course means opportunities for PRAESA to develop their...
Photo: Stefan Tell

See the announcement and a presentation of the laureate

Jury Chairman Boel Westin announced the 2015 laureate, PRAESA at the National Library of Sweden, March 31. Alice Bah Kuhnke, minister for Culture and Democracy introduced the announcement, and it followed by a presentation of the laureate.

Media Feed Nal'ibali celebrates its 100th edition this month
30/09-15, 12:50
This month, the Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign celebrates the 100th edition of its literacy supplement produced in partnership with Times Media. As the only bilingual resource of its kind...
Link: Vendanges de qualité pour le Domaine du Cerbier à Fabrezan
28/09-15, 06:10
Nous parcourons le vignoble fabrezanais, dans une colle, dix à douze coupeurs, deux porteurs et la propriétaire, cueillent délicatement le vignoble manuellement en caissettes, effectuant au...
Link: Lesung mit Sigrun Casper und Marina Lioubaskina
25/09-15, 00:50
Datum: Donnerstag, 15. Oktober 2015 um 10:00 Uhr Location: Frankfurter Buchmesse Reineckstraße 3 60313 Frankfurt am Main
Link to page: Video Gallery
Link to: More about Astrid Lindgren