The 1ST Asia and Oceania Regional IBBY Congress In Bali

Indonesian Section of IBBY is excited to announce the 1st Asia and Oceania regional IBBY Congress to be held in Bali, Indonesia, May 23rd -26th, 2013.

This inaugural congress will facilitate various ideas of efforts to strengthen IBBY National Sections in the region, featuring the uniqueness of Asia and Oceania regional stories which can play in the world of children’s literature market and to be used idealistically to educate children about respect, understanding, and tolerance in the global multicultural society.

The congress is open to children’s literature specialists, writers, illustrators, educators, publishers, librarians, storytellers, journalists, activists, children’s book promoters and all cultural enthusiasts from all over the world. Bali is a perfect place for relaxation, stimulating meetings and discussions with rich cultural heritage, arts, and literature to enjoy.