Creative international art work in Bratislava

Now the Biennal of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB) has opened at the International House of Art for Children in Bratislava, Slovakia, for the 23rd year. This is an international juried exhibition of originals of illustrations made for children’s and juvenile books. Loads of exhibitions are to be seen by the public, not only in the House of Art, but also in galleries, cultural centers and institutes. Many interesting themes can be found on the exhibition list, such as:

2011 BIB – International juried exhibition of book illustration originals
Jutta Bauer – A H.C. Andersen award for illustration winner
Fabulous stories from around the world
Slovenian literature for children and young people 2010-2011

The winners of the 2011 Grand Prix as well as the Golden Appels, BIB Plaques and the Children’s jury can be found here.

BIBIANA is the seat of the IBBY Slovak Section (International Board on Books for Young People). It’s activities are targeted at reading promotion and support of the children’s book production and distribution by organizing literary events, special seminars, book competitions, etc. More reading about BIBIANA here.

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