Announcement of the Canada Focus at the Cologne Children’s Book Weeks 2021

October 14 - October 18

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Ursula Schröter, project manager of the Cologne Children’s Book Weeks, in conversation with Andrea Boegner, Cultural Attaché of the Embassy of Canada in Berlin, discuss the postponed Canada Focus at the 2021 Festival which shall also include digital greetings from the eight invited Canadian authors: Kenneth Oppel, Iain Lawrence, Mariko Tamaki, Cherie Dimaline, Sydney Smith, India Desjardins, Nadine Robert, and Anne Fleming.


The project is part of Canada’s cultural programme as Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair. It is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Government of Canada (Embassy of Canada to Germany).

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Anne Fleming, Cherie Dimaline, Iain Lawrence, India Desjardins, Kenneth Oppel, Kinderbuchwochen, Mariko Tamaki, Nadine Robert, Sydney Smith

French, English, German