IBBY Calendar 2019

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. 57.1/2019

February
March

Publication of Bookbird issue Vol. 57.2/2019

19.-24.

Leipzig Book Fair

Announcement of nominees to the 2019 German Children’s Literature Award Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis.
Other IBBY Germany events at: AKJ - Leipziger Buchmesse 2019

April
1.-4.

Bologna Children's Book Fair, Bologna, Italy

IBBY stand, 29/C45 will include the following presentations:

  • IBBY Honour List 2018
  • Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities 2019 
  • International Children's Book Day 2019 – sponsor IBBY Lithuania
  • IBBY Congress 2020 Moscow, Russia    
  • Bookbird

www.bookfair.bolognafiere.it

Guest of Honour 2019: Switzerland

1.

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

  • Announcement of the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Award nominees
  • International Children's Book Day 2019
  • Presentation of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities 2019
  • IBBY Projects and activities
  • Bookbird
  • IBBY Congress 2020 in Moscow, Russia

Reception at IBBY stand: hall 29, C45 from 15:30 onwards

2.

International Children's Book Day: Sponsor IBBY Lithuania

4.

Meeting:

Regional meeting of the European IBBY National Sections, Bologna, Italy    

May
10.

Opening of NAMBOOK-019 – Nami Island International Children’s Book Festival

June
July

Publication of Bookbird issue 57.3/2019

August
29.-1. Sept

Meeting:

5th African Regional Conference, Accra, Ghana www.ibbyghana.org    

September
26.-28

Meeting:

4th Asia/Oceania Regional Conference, Xi'an, China
Theme: Children and Future

October

Publication of Bookbird issue 56.4/2018

16.-20

Frankfurt Book Fair:

IBBY will present at the IBBY Stand, Hall 3.0/K122

Guest of Honour: Germany www.buchmesse.de    

18.

Frankfurt Book Fair

Announcement of the 2019 winners of the German Children’s Literature Award / Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis.

25.

Opening od BIB'19: Bratislava www.bib-slovakia.sk

25.-27.

Meeting

13th IBBY Regional Conference: Austin, Texas www.usbby.org    

November

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

www.salon-livre-presse-jeunesse.net

December