Bologna Celebrates 50 Years in Style (and at Length)

Genre : Prizes
Principal country concerned : Column : Literature
Release/publication date : March 2013
Published on : 03/04/2013
Source : Agnes Gyr, Directrice des éditions Bakame (Ph. Marie-Michèle Razafintsalama)

On Tuesday (March, 26th, 2013) night, hundreds of children's book publishers and other Bologna Children's Book Fair attendees filled the Teatro Comunale, Bologna's opera house, for a grand anniversary gala and awards ceremony to celebrate the fair's 50th anniversary. Publishers that have been coming to the fair since its inception were honored, along with this year's recipients of the BolognaRagazzi Awards and the winners of the new BOP Bologna Prize, awarded to publishers "at the forefront of innovation" in six geographic regions around the globe [...]

The winners were: Bakame Books from Rwanda, Tara Books from India, Cosac Naify from Brazil, Planeta Tangerina from Portugal, Chronicle Books in the U.S., and Gecko Press from New Zealand (...)

[Read John A. Sellers's article published by Publishers Weekly]


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