• 08-MAR-2016

  • SOURCE: Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

Countdown to the announcement of this year's ALMA Laureate

Countdown to the announcement of this year’s ALMA Laureate
Today it´s four weeks until the announcement of the laureate or laureates of the world's largest award for children's and young adult literature. The 2016 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) Laureate will be announced at the National Library of Sweden on April 5 at 1:00 pm CET by Jury Chairman Boel Westin in connection with the jury's final meeting.

Opening speakers are Ulrika Stuart Hamilton, Chair at the Swedish Arts Council, and Alice Bah Kuhnke, Minster for Culture and Democracy in Sweden.

The announcement is broadcast live at www.alma.se/en starting 12:50 pm CET.

List of nominated candidates is available here.