Monday, April 03, 2017

Bologna Book Fair - Ibby International

Ibby International:
Press Conference April 3rd 2:30 pm

Come to the Illustrators Café for a complete update on the many activities of Ibby International, the launch of the fundraising in support of Ibby libraries in Gaza and the auction of original illustrations for children in crisis in Central America. See programme and follow the event live.

First “Ibby Europe Regional Conference”

“Bridging Worlds Reaching out to Young Refugees with Books and Stories”: the conference will be held on 6th April (9-17.30, Sala Concerto) and will include an overview of the current situation worldwide. Three panels will look at issues related to libraries, to books and to the Silent Books collection. The aim is also to develop a section on the current IBBY Europe website for sharing information and looking at future activities. Download the programme.

Ibby Italy:
Three Unmissable Events

Ibby Italy, (BCBF is one of the founding members) can be found in pavilion 26 stand B47 where you can meet with members and find out more about its many activities. On Tuesday 4th, try not to miss the presentation of the two Italian candidates for the  H.C Andersen Award - Chiara Carminati and Guido Scarabottolo (16.00, Sala Bolero). Then on Wednesday 5th, "Bill – Children’s books on law, social responsibility, and justice " (10:30 , Sala Suite) and "Books without words - in Lampedusa" (14.00, Authors Café). See the programme.

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