IBBY Calendar 2017

Details of national or regional events can be found in the Regional and National Sections newsletters in IBBY Worldwide.
A more detailed Agenda for IBBY Members is on the Members' Site.

January

Publication of Bookbird issue Vol. 55.1/2017

February
March

Publication of Bookbird issue Vol. 55.2/2017

23.-26.

Leipzig Book Fair

Announcement of nominees to the 2017 German Children’s Literature Award Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis.
Other IBBY Germany events at: AKJ - Leipziger Buchmesse 2017

April
2.

International Children's Book Day: Sponsor IBBY Russia

3.

IBBY Press Conference 14.30 - 15:15 Illustrators' Café, Bologna Children's Book Fair

  • Introduction by IBBY President Wally De Doncker
  • IBBY Projects and Activities
  • International Children's Book Day: 2017 sponsored IBBY Russia
  • Bookbird: A Journal of International Children's Literature
  • Information about the 36th IBBY Congress 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Presentation of the 2017 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities
  • Announcement of the Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2018 Nominees 
  • IBBY Auction of Original Artwork 2017 in aid of Children in Crisis

Reception at IBBY stand: 15:30, Hall 29, stand A 51

3. - 6.

Bologna Children's Book Fair, Bologna, Italy

IBBY stand includes the following presentations:

  • IBBY Honour List 2016
  • Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities 2017
  • International Children's Book Day 2017 sponsored by IBBY Russia
  • IBBY Congress 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey
  • Bookbird

www.bookfair.bolognafiere.it  Guest of Honour 2017: Catalonia and Balearic Islands

6.

Meeting:

1st IBBY European Regional Meeting at the Bologna Children's Book Fair, Bologna, Italy

25-27

Meeting: 

5th Latin American and Caribbean IBBY Regional Meeting. Encuentro de IBBY Latinoamérica y del Caribe, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Voces de Latinoamérica en los libros para bebés, niños y jóvenes

May
9-12

Meeting:

3rd Asia and Oceania Regional Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand ibbyaoric2017.tkpark.or.th

14.

Opening of NAMBOOK-017

Nami Island International Children's Book Festival www.namiconcourse.com

June
July

Publication of Bookbird issue 55.3/2017

August
22. - 24.

Meeting:

4th African Regional Conference, Kampala, Uganda  www.ucwia.or.ug

September
8.

Opening of BIB'17

Biennial of Illustration Bratislava, Slovakia www.bib-slovakia.sk

October

Publication of Bookbird issue 55.4/2017

11.-15.

Frankfurt Book Fair:

Guest of Honour: France www.buchmesse.de

13.

Frankfurt Book Fair

Winners of the 2017 German Children’s Literature Award / Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis will be announced.

20.-22.

Meeting:

12th USBBY Regional Conference: Seattle, USA www.usbby.org

24.-28.

Meeting:

Congreso Internacional Lectura 2017: para leer el XXI, Havana, Cuba

November

Salon du Livre et de la presse jeunesse, Montreuil, Seine-Saint-Denis

www.salon-livre-presse-jeunesse.net

December