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
13.-18.

Translation Workshop 2017

The Arbeitskreis für Jugendliteratur e.V. (IBBY Germany) and the Robert Bosch Stiftung will host the eighth annual workshop on the translation of German children’s and young adult literature entitled ‘Kein Kinderspiel!’. It will take place in Hamburg/Germany and will be held in German.  Application deadline 2 May 2017.

Further details and application forms may be obtained from www.jugendliteratur.org.

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

IBBY will present examples of books for young people that have been published in different countries of the Arab world from a selection made by IBBY France and the reading committee for Arab books for the revue Takam Tikou. IBBY's worldwide reading promotion activities will also be presented.

Where: IBBY Stand, Hall 3.0/K122

www.buchmesse.de
Guest of Honour 2017: France

12.

Frankfurt Book Fair

Panel discussion with Hasmig Chahinian (IBBY France) presenting the selection of books from the Arab world. Liz Page (IBBY Executive Director) will present IBBY's global reading promotion activities.

Where: Kids Stage, Hall 3.0/K139, 14.00 to 15.00

13.

Frankfurt Book Fair

Announcement of the 2017 winners of the German Children’s Literature Award / Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis.

20.-22.

Meeting:

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

November

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

www.salon-livre-presse-jeunesse.net

December