2016

Reports from IBBY-Asahi Award Winners

A report on use of funds from Big Brother Mouse, Laos can be read here.

Presentation of IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 2016

Thursday 18 August, ASB Theatre, Aotea Centre, Auckland, New Zealand

Laudatio given by Angela Lebedeva, President of the Jury
Acceptance speech by Zohreh Ghaeni, Read with Me

IBBY Announces the Winners of the 2016 IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award

Read with Me, Iran nominated by IBBY Iran
and
Big Brother Mouse, Luang Prabang City, Laos, nominated by IBBY Switzerland, IBBY Denmark, IBBY France and IBBY Germany

For press release click here

Nominations to the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 2016

Nominations submitted by the National Sections of: 

IBBY Argentina 
Puntos de lectura para imaginar (Reading points to imagine), Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires

IBBY Brazil 
Clube Cultural Dragão Azul (Cultural Club Blue Dragon), Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro

IBBY Canada 
Vermont Square Parent-Child Mother Goose Program, Toronto

IBBY China
Shenzhen Children’s Library: Night at the Children’s Library, Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province

IBBY Iran 
Read with Me, nationwide

IBBY Mexico 
Germinalia AC: The Reading Honeycombs, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas

IBBY Netherlands 
O Mundo: a little world library, Antwerp, Belgium

IBBY New Zealand 
Duffy Books in Homes, nationwide

IBBY Slovenia 
Library of the Blind and Partially Sighted, Ljubljana

IBBY Sweden 
Kelompok Pecinta Bacaan Anak (KPBA), Jakarta, Indonesia

IBBY Switzerland, IBBY Denmark, IBBY France and IBBY Germany
Big Brother Mouse, Luang Prabang City, Laos

The winning projects were announced at the IBBY press conference at the Bologna Children's Book Fair on Monday, 4 April 2016 and the presentation was made in Auckland at the 35th IBBY World Congress in August 2016. Representatives of the winning projects gave presentations of their projects at the Congress.