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Day of European Authors Conference

On the first edition of the Day of European Authors, the European Commission is organising a one-day conference in Sofia (Bulgaria) on reading promotion.

27 March 2023
Sofia, Bulgaria

About the conference

The Day of European Authors is an initiative of the European Commission, led by Commissioner Mariya Gabriel, to reconnect younger generations with book reading and to help them discover the diversity of European literature.

In the frame of the first edition of the Day of European Authors, the Commission is organising on 27 March 2023 a one-day conference in Sofia on reading promotion, gathering Member States’ representatives of the ministries of Culture or Education, relevant public institutions and national NGOs active in this field as well as organisations representing the book and cultural sectors at European level.

The conference will be an opportunity to share examples and practices on how the education system and the book sector are collaborating to implement reading promotion actions in schools at local, national and European level.

© European Union, 2023

Please note that the event takes place in the Eastern European time zone (GMT +2).

The schedule of the conference displayed on this page corresponds to this time zone.

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How to involve authors, translators and book professionals in reading promotion activities organised by or for schools?

Which format to choose/use? (Reading aloud, reading in silence, competitions, prizes, debate and meeting)

How to select and remunerate participants?

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How to use digital technologies (social networks, new book formats, streaming platforms of audio books, gamification) to make the action more impactful and durable?

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How to make sure that reading promotion actions are fully inclusive and reach out to all children?

Are children’s book representative enough of children diversity?

Which books to select?

How to use role models outside the book sector?

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