Congress 2016

35th IBBY International Congress: Auckland, New Zealand

Date: 18 to 21 August, 2016

Theme: Literature in a Multi-Literate World. 

Congress website: www.ibbycongress2016.org

Congress Speeches

Opening ceremony
Speech by Wally De Doncker, IBBY President

Presentation of 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award
Saturday 20 August, Shed 10, Queen's Wharf, Quay St., Auckland, New Zealand

Laudatio given by Jury President, Patricia Aldana
Acceptance speech given by Cao Wenxuan
Acceptance video from Rotraut Susanne Berner


Presentation of IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award
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 Honour List Film  here

Congress 2016 Impressions

Opening Ceremony
IBBY-Asahi Award Ceremony
Hans Christian Andersen Award Ceremony
Closing Ceremony