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Announcing a new laureate

For the 2022 award, 282 candidates from 71 countries are nominated. The new laureate was announced on March 22 in a live program from Stockholm and at the Bologna Children's Book Fair.

Welcome to the 2022 announcement! Watch it live here on or join us on site in Stockholm and Bologna.


March 22, at 13:00 pm, Foajé 3, Kulturhuset Stadsteatern
Speech by Swedish Minister for Culture Jeanette Gustafsdotter followed by Jury Chair Boel Westin who will announce the 2022 laureate. A presentation of the laureate will follow.

Bologna Childrens Book Fair:

March 22 at 12:45 at the Illustrators Café
Welcome by Kajsa Ravin, Director General of the Swedish Arts Council, and speech by Jan Björklund, Ambassador of Sweden to Italy before the live broadcast of the announcement in Stockholm. A presentation of the laureate will follow.

Media inquiries

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