Guus Kuijer met the Swedish audience

The 2012 award week offered several opportunities to meet the recipient of the world's largest award for children's and young adult literature - both in English and the laureate's native language, Dutch.

22 May
Lecture at Kulturhuset in Stockholm. Guus Kuijer talked about his writings (in English). Open to the public, admission free. 6:00 pm. Link to Kulturhuset here.

23 May
Guus Kuijer in conversation with Lars H. Gustafsson, paediatrician and ALMA jury member, at Riksdagsbiblioteket (parliament library) at 2:00 pm, Storkyrkobrinken 7, Gamla stan (in English). Open to the public, no registration required.

24 May
Reading at Internationella biblioteket (international library) in Stockholm (in Dutch). Introduction by Sara Van Meerberger, Odengatan 59, at 6:00 pm. Open to the public. Link to Internationella biblioteket here.

25 May
Lecture at the Astrid Lindgren conference in Vimmerby.

26 May
Visit to Astrid Lindgren's Näs and Lindgren’s childhood home in Vimmerby. Link to Astrid Lindgren's Näs here.

28 May
Award ceremony at Stockholm Concert Hall. H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria presented the award in the presence of Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, Minister for Culture.