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Audience engagement and reading promotion in European Book Fairs

Aldus invited European Book Fairs to tell about their initiatives and collaborations in the field of audience engagement and reading promotion, by answering some questions: What are the most interesting and..

By Aldus editorial team
July 12, 2017

Events

October 11 2017

THE ARTS+

THE ARTS+ is a fair, business festival and international meeting place for the culture and creative industries, launched in October 2016 during the Frankfurter Buchmesse. The goal of the new..

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Discovering Lisbon Book Fair

A bit of history Officially, Lisbon Book Fair took place, for the first time, in May 1930, in Rossio Square, for 12 days, with 17 stands. The following year, in..

May 26, 2017

Bologna Digital Media 2017 Edition

​By Neal Hoskins, Bologna Digital Media Consultant
May 16, 2017
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Events

THE ARTS+
October 11 2017

THE ARTS+ is a fair, business festival and international meeting place for the culture and creative industries, launched in October 2016 during the Frankfurter Buchmesse. The goal of the new..

EUPL 2017 Awards Ceremony
23 May 2017

On 23 May 2017, at 19.30 European Union Prize for Literature winners will receive their awards during a public Awards Ceremony at Concert Noble in Brussels, in the presence of European..

How to innovate publishing: the international view
April 20, 16.30 - 17.30

Technology is the driver of innovation in book publishing – this hasn’t changed since Gutenberg invented the printing press. Yet what’s new today is that technology = digitization touches on..

What makes a good app?
April 5, Bologna Children's Book Fair

Ilaria Tontardini from the Hamelin cultural association will introduce you to some of the best apps for children published over the last few years She will see  which of them..

Picture books and AR – A Match Made in heaven?
April 5, 12 AM

Two app makers from Denmark and France and a publisher from Finland join Terence Mosca and present their game changing ideas as well as different experiences about making picture books,..

April 5, 11.30 AM

A conference dedicated to those organizations interested in networking on Children’s Reading Promotion. A discussion moderated by Julia Eccleshare covering the following subjects: The plus of Children’s Laureate on the..

Children’s Laureates
April 5, 10 AM

An exciting performance and a meeting with the Children’s Literarature Ambassadors: Chris Riddell (UK), Leigh Hobbs (Australia), PJ Lynch (Ireland), Anne-Marie Körling (Sweden), Jan Paul Schutten (The Nederlands), María Baranda..

Writing on children’s book and on reading
April 4, 2.30 PM

This meeting on research into children’s books and reading is prompted by the fact that alongside a thriving children’s book industry, publishers are increasingly turning their attention to scholarly work..

Transmedia: The Medium is the Message?
April 4, 1 PM

Part One A talk on new transmedia content, or how children stories can be developed and enjoyed across multiple forms of media: webs, blogs, apps in smartphones or tablets, TV..

Kids App Collective Presents Making Great Kids Apps
April 4, 12.30 AM

The Award winning Kids App Collective share their crucial tips ( and some tricks) to make great Kids Apps and the different processes and outcomes from working within this creative..

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Audience engagement and reading promotion in European Book Fairs

Aldus invited European Book Fairs to tell about their initiatives and collaborations in the field of audience engagement and reading promotion, by answering some questions: What are the most interesting and..

The IPA Global Book Fair Report – 2017 Edition

Every year, the Global Book Fair Report published by the International Publishers Association (IPA) provides a comprehensive and authoritative compendium of world book fairs. A key finding of the 2017..

Discovering Lisbon Book Fair

A bit of history Officially, Lisbon Book Fair took place, for the first time, in May 1930, in Rossio Square, for 12 days, with 17 stands. The following year, in..

What do you wear to a Book Fair?

This year the Bologna Children’s Book Fair launched a new fellowship program for young international publishers interested in networking opportunities and information exchange within the publishing world. «Our focus was..

Bologna Digital Media 2017 Edition

So our second Bologna Digital Media event wrapped up last month and boy what a time we had – so many new ideas and a lot of new technology was..

The Past, Present and Future of the BolognaRagazzi Digital Award

In 1996 – two years before Google and 14 years before the iPad- the Bologna Children’s Book Fair asked me to help them design a global technology prize. The task..

The EUPL anthology of winning authors 2017

Every year, the European Union Prize for Literature celebrates and showcases emerging literary talents from different European countries thereby helping to promote Europe’s cultural and linguistic diversity.  The Prize, open..

It’s Tempo di Libri

The chance for each reader to create his/her own journey and his/her own Tempo di Libri (“Time for Books”): at Fiera Milano Rho until 19:30 and, with Fuori Tempo di..

Visiting Vilnius Book Fair

On February took place Vilnius Book Fair which hosted two debates in the framework of the Aldus project. First was a panel discussion on “The Bestseller: Books Race in the World and..

Discovering Bologna Children’s Book Fair

With over 50 years of experience, the Bologna Children’s Book Fair has succeeded in bringing together a unique and diverse global audience: the result is the world’s premium copyright business hub..

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