Announcement of this year’s recipient on March 26

The recipient of the 2013 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award will be announced on March 26 at 1:00 pm.

In line with tradition, the announcement will take place at Astrid Lindgren’s Näs in Vimmerby and streamed live to the world’s biggest book fair for young readers in Bologna, where Sweden this year is Guest of Honor.

The announcement will be followed by a presentation of the recipient by one of the jury members. The entire program will be broadcast live on the web.

This year 207 candidates from 67 countries are nominated. Link to list of nominated candidates here.