Welcome to Stockholm PRAESA!

Malusi Ntoyapi, Carole Bloch and Ntombizanele Mahobe. Photo: PRAESA

Malusi Ntoyapi, Carole Bloch and Ntombizanele Mahobe. Photo: PRAESA

We are so looking forward to meet PRAESA next week. PRAESA will be represented by Director Carole Bloch, training coordinator Ntombizanele Mahobe and Programmes Support Officer and early literacy community trainer Malusi Ntoyapi. Starting on Monday, which will be focused on interviews with press, the award week will contain meetings with children, school representatives, the book industry etc. If you happen to be in Stockholm on Tuesday, we strongly recommend the public talk at Kulturhuset (House of Culture) starting at 6:00 pm. No admission and open to everyone!

Some of the events during the award week:

May 25, Interviews with press. Visit to Astrid Lindgren’s home at Dalagatan, Stockholm.
May 26, Participation in the award ceremony for the reading promotion project Children and Books.
May 26, Public talk with author and jury member Mats Kempe at Kulturhuset (House of Culture). At Kulturhuset’s auditorium 6:00 pm, 3rd floor. Free admission.
May 27, Workshop with children at Kulturhuset.
May 28, Visit to Hjulsta elementary school running the project “The world’s ALMA”.
May 29, Visit to the Astrid Lindgren school in Vimmerby.
May 29, Opening of the new exhibition The whole world’s burning! at Astrid Lindgren’s Näs.
June 1, Award Ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall.

More information about PRAESA here

Image from a Nal’ibali (isiXhosa for “here’s the story”) project - PRAESA’s national reading-for-enjoyment campaign to spark children’s potential through storytelling and reading.

Images from a Nal’ibali (isiXhosa for “here’s the story”) project – PRAESA’s national reading-for-enjoyment campaign to spark children’s potential through storytelling and reading.

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