Friday Mar 14 2014 11:00 - 12:00

Literary awards gala

Welcome to this year’s literary awards gala at Littfest. Prizes and scholarships are awarded in a festive atmosphere. The ceremonies are hosted by poet Solja Krapu.

Snöbollen (the Snowball), the Swedish Picture Book of the Year – is the sole award in Sweden that highlights the picture book as an artistic medium. Theis yer’s recipient is Anna Höglund.

The Elsa Swenson scholarship is awarded Per Ambrosiani, professor at Umeå University. The scholarship is awarded with the purpose of providing good foreign fiction and promoting primarily Eastern European literary research.

The annual Umeå Short Story Award was started in 2007 as part of Umeå’s candidacy for European Capital of Culture. Since then, the annual competition has acquired national status in Sweden, and it is now the biggest of its kind in the country. The winner’s name will be revealed during the ceremony and tthe best short stories taking part, will be published in an anthology.

Friday Mar 14 2014 11:00 - 12:00 Umeå folkets hus

Part of a project: Umeå Short Story Award

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