Presentation of IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 2018

Thursday 30 August 2018, Megaron Athens International Conference Centre, Athens, Greece

Message from the sponsor, given by Shin-ichi Kawarada, The Asahi Shimbun

Acceptance speech (Part 1 and Part 2) from Philippe Claudet, Les Doigts Qui Rêvent

IBBY Announces the Winner of the 2018 IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award

The 2018 winning project is Les Doigts Qui Rêvent (Dreaming fingers).

For press release click here

Nominations to the IBBY-Asahi Reading Promotion Award 2018

Nominations have been submitted by the National Sections of: 

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

IBBY Armenia
Promotion of reading among children and young adults in the frontier rural area of Armenia, Tavush

IBBY Azerbaijan
Children's Book Caravan, nationwide

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

IBBY Denmark
Læs for Livet (Read for life), Copenhagen

IBBY France
Les Doigts Qui Rêvent (Dreaming fingers), worldwide

IBBY Greece
MUSEFIR: activities for refugees and migrants/Polydromo, Thessaloniki

IBBY Mexico I
Comunidad de Desarrollo Integral Copilco A.C. (CODIC), Coyocán, CDMX

IBBY Mexico II
SEDAC Centro Educativo, Homas de Santa Barbara

IBBY Palestine
Tamer Institute for Community Education, National Reading Campaign, nationwide

Cultural and Educational Association Jatun Nani, Molina district of Lima

IBBY Slovenia 
Library of the Blind and Partially Sighted, Ljubljana

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

IBBY Switzerland and IBBY Germany
La Caravane du Livre, Morocco

IBBY Thailand
Tai Wisdom Association, Ampure Muang, Khon Kaen Province

Beanstalk ReadUp, Midlands and South of England

Books & Beyond, Bloomington IN and Kigali, Rwanda

The winning project was announced at the IBBY press conference at the Bologna Children's Book Fair on Monday, 26 March 2018 and the presentation was made in Athens at the 36th IBBY World Congress in August 2018. Representatives of the winning project made a presentation of their project at the Congress.