The 2015 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Announcement

March 31, 2015
by WLT

UPDATE: PRAESA (Project for the Study of Alternative Educations) has received the 2015 ALMA award. Watch the videos below to see the announcement and to learn more about this organization in South Africa that promotes reading and literature for children.

Join us to watch the live announcement of the 2015 ALMA award at 6:50 am CST, or tune in for a replay of the broadcast right here on the WLT website.

The broadcast opens with a speech by Alice Bah Kuhnke, Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy. Jury Chairman Boel Westin announces this year’s laureate(s), and the announcement is followed by a presentation of the laureate(s) by the jury.

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award (ALMA) is the world's largest award for children's and young adult literature, was founded by the Swedish government in 2002, and is administrated by the Swedish Arts Council.