Time to celebrate Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award
On May 31 we celebrated the 2020 and 2021 laureates! Jean-Claude Mourlevat and Baek Heena accepted the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award at a digital ceremony. You can watch the broadcast on demand.
The award ceremony was broadcast digitally from Stockholm and took viewers on a journey into the works of the laureates and introduced them to young readers around the world.
The ceremony was hosted by Swedish Minister for Culture and Democracy Amanda Lind and H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden. Journalist and podcaster Amie Bramme Sey guided through the program, accompanied by the dance company Claire Parsons Co.
(Photo: Susanne Kronholm).