Speeches at the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award Presentation Ceremony

Laudatio by Mr Mingzhou Zhang, President of the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award Jury 2012
Speech by Mr Wataru Sawamura, Bureau Chief and European Editor, Asahi Shimbun European Bureau in London
Acceptance Speech by Mempo Giardinelli, Abuelitas Cuenta Cuentos, Argentina
Acceptance Speech by Hok Sothik, Director od SIPAR and Huot Socheata, Editorial Cordinator of SIPAR, Cambodia

Nominations 2012

The winning projects will be announced at the IBBY press conference at the Bologna Children's Book Fair on Monday, 19 March 2012.

IBBY Sections have nominated the following projects for the 2012 IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 2010.

       Nomination submitted by                                Candidate

1.    IBBY Argentina Grandmother Storytelling Programme, Argentina

2.    IBBY China “New Education” Kids’ Reading Promotion Plan, China

3.    IBBY France SIPAR, Cambodia supported by IBBY Switzerland

4.    IBBY Germany Room to Read, International

5.    IBBY Greece The Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation and Library,

       Pireaus, Greece

6.    IBBY India PaanPoee Vachanalay, Pune, India

7.    IBBY Iran Give us Books, Give us Wings, Iran

8.    IBBY Italy Nati per Leggere / Born to Read, Italy

9.    IBBY Mongolia Sod Nomun / Nomadic library, Mongolia

10.  IBBY Netherlands Kelompok Pencinta Bacaan Anak / Society for the

        Advancement of Children's Literature, Indonesia

11.  IBBY Peru Institución Educativa Parroquial Cristina Beatriz, Lima, Peru

12.  IBBY Slovenia Slovene Reading Badge: Crossing Boundaries to All

        Kinds of Minorities, Slovenia

13.  IBBY Spain Llibre Obert, Spain

14.  IBBY Sweden White Elephant / Domrei Sor, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

15.  IBBY UK Book Aid International: Book Corners, Kenya and Tanzania

16.  IBBY USA Dagdag Dunong Project, Manila, Philippines

17. IBBY USA Lubuto Library, Lusaka, Zambia supported by IBBY Zambia