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Jean-Claude Mourlevat. Foto: C. Helie/Gallimard.
30 March 2021

Jean-Claude Mourlevat is one of France’s leading children’s and young adult authors, a brilliant renewer of fairy tale traditions.

Två pojkar gör grimaser
30 March 2021

Who will be the 2021 ALMA laureate? Follow the live stream of the announcement from the youth library TioTretton at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern in Stockholm. The broadcast will be starting from 13.00 CET on March 30.

A grown up reads for a small child
26 March 2021

We present a report on methods and research regarding bookgifting programmes for young children and their families.

New programme to strengthen artistic freedom.
3 February 2021

The Swedish Arts Council has launched a new programme to strengthen artistic freedom globally during a three-year period (2021-2023). The programme is realised through financial support from Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, and aims to improve conditions for artists to create, display and distribute their work without being exposed to threats or harassments.

Cancelled and postponed cultural events get support
29 April 2020

The Swedish Arts Council is allocating SEK 370 million from the government's support package for the arts. The package covers cultural and arts events in Sweden cancelled or postponed as a consequence of the coronavirus.

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2 April 2020

Unesco Sweden, Freemuse, Konstnärernas Riksorganisation and the Swedish Arts Council invite you to a digital breakfast seminar discussing the current state of artistic freedom globally. The seminar will be livestreamed 15th of April, 09.00–10.45.

Heena Baek  is the 2020 laureate.
31 March 2020

The South Korean author and illustrator Baek Heena has just been awarded the Astrid Lindgren memorial Award.

The Performa Biennial was founded in New York 2004.
15 August 2019

Four Swedish artists have been invited to participate in the world’s leading performance festival – “Performa”. Sweden and Taiwan are the 2019 focus countries.