Speeches




Presentation of the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 2012

Thursday, 23 August, Imperial Collage, London

 

Laudatio by Mingzhou Zhang, President of the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award Jury 2012

 

Speech by Wataru Sawamura, Bureau Chief and European Editor, Asahi Shimbun European Bureau in London

 

Acceptance Speech by Mempo Giardinelli, Abuelitas Cuenta Cuentos, Argentina

 

Presentation by Sothik Hok, Director of SIPAR and Socheata Huot, Editorial Coordinator of SIPAR, Cambodia





Presentation of the Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2012

Saturday, 25 August 2012, Science Museum, London

 

Laudacio given by Jury President María Jesús Gil

 

Acceptance speech by Maria Teresa Andruetto

 

Acceptance speech by Peter Sís





33rd IBBY Congress: Opening Ceremony

London, UK, August 2012

 

Speech by Ahmad Redza Khairuddin, IBBY President





Presentation of the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 2010

Friday, 10 September 2010, Hostal Dos Reis Católicos, Santiago de Compostela


Laudatio by Hannelore Daubert, President of the 2010 IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award Jury 2010


Speech by Satoshi HashimotoBureau Chief and European Editor, Asahi Shimbun European Bureau in London


Acceptance Speech by Joana Felih, OSU Children's Library Fund, Ghana





Presentation of the Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2010

Saturday, 11 September 2010, Hall Santiago, Palacio de Congresos e Exposicións, Santiago de Compostela

 

Laudatio by Zohreh Ghaeni, President of the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Jury 

 

Speech by Kang Woo Hyon, CEO Nami Island Inc

 

Acceptance speech by Jutta Bauer

Winner of the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration

 

Acceptance speech by  David Almond

Winner of the 2010 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing





32nd IBBY Congress: Opening and Closing Ceremonies

 

Santiago de Compostela, Spain, September 2010

 

Address by Patricia Aldana, IBBY President at the Opening


Address by Patricia Aldana, outgoing IBBY President at the Closing





Patsy Aldana, Malaysia 2008

Books that are windows, Books that are mirrors

How we can make sure that children see themselves in their books

 

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Presentation of the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 2008

Tuesday, 9 September 2008, Copenhagen Town Hall

 

Laudatio by Elda Nogueira

President of the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award Jury





Presentation of the Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2008

Sunday, 7 September 2008, Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen

 

Laudatio by Zohreh Ghaeni, President of the Hans Christian Andersen Jury

 

Acceptance speech by Jürg Schubiger, Switzerland

Winner of the 2008 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing

 

Acceptance speech by Roberto Innocenti, Italy

Winner of the 2008 Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration





31st IBBY Congress: Opening and Closing Ceremonies

Copenhagen, Denmark, September 2008

 

Addresses by the standing IBBY President Patricia Aldana

 





30th IBBY Congress: Closing Ceremony

23 September 2006, Wynn's Restaurant, Macau, China

 

Address by the outgoing IBBY President Peter Schneck

 

Address by the incoming IBBY President Patricia Aldana





Presentation of the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 2006

22 September 2006, Fisherman's Wharf Convention Center Macau, China

 

Laudatio by Jant van der Weg-Laverman, President of the IBBY Asahi Reading Promotion Award Jury





Presentation of the Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2006

21 September 2006, Fisherman's Wharf Convention Centre Macau, China

 

Laudatio by Jeffrey Garrett, President of the Hans Christian Andersen Jury

Message from Nissan Motor Co., delivered by Ms. Chieko Suemori, Member of the Executive Commitee





30th IBBY Congress: Children's Literature and Social Development

20-24 Sptember 2006

Macau, China

 

Welcome Speech by Peter Schneck, President of IBBY





USBBY Regional Conference

28-30 October 2005

Callaway Gardens, Georgia, USA

 

Reading to Deprived Children by María Candelaria Posada, IBBY Director of Communications and Project Development





29th IBBY Congress: Books for Africa

5 September 2004, Artscape Opera House, Cape Town

 

Welcome by Peter Schneck, President of IBBY





Presentation of the Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2004

5 September 2004, Artscape Opera House, Cape Town

 

Introduction by Kimete Basha i Novosejt, Executive Director of IBBY 2004





Presentation of the Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2004

5 September 2004, Artscape Opera House, Cape Town

 

Laudatio by Jeffrey Garrett, President Hans Christian Andersen Award Jury 2004





Presentation of the Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2004

5 September 2004, Artscape Opera House, Cape Town

 

Martin Waddell: Andersen Award Acceptance Speech





Presentation of the Hans Christian Andersen Awards 2004

5 September 2004, Artscape Opera House, Cape Town

 

Max Velthuijs: Andersen Award Acceptance Speech





Presentation of the IBBY-ASAHI Reading Promotion Award 2004

7 September 2004, Italian Club, Cape Town

 

Laudatio by Xosé Antonio Neira Cruz, President, IBBY-ASAHI Reading Promotion Award Jury 2004





Presentation of the IBBY-ASAHI Reading Promotion Award 2004

7 September 2004, Italian Club, Cape Town

 

Acceptance speech by Lorato Trok on behalf of First Words in Print