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The Galtzagorri Association will take part in the IBBY International Congress

2012-10-24  ¦  .

The congress will take place on August 23-26 in London

The Galtzagorri Association will take part in the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) International Congress, which will take place on August 23-26 in London. Patxi Zubizarreta, Jokin Mitxelena, Gema Arrugaeta, Joserra Senperena, Maddi Oihenarte and Idoia Noble will perform “Paperean hegan / Flying Over Paper”. Galtzagorri was able to move forward on this project with the support of the Etxepare Basque Institute. The title of this year’s congress is “Crossing Boundaries: Translations and Migrations.” Participants will examine how children’s and young people’s books and stories are able to cross borders and move among countries and cultures. The congress will address topics such as globalization, bilingualism,cultural exchange and translation.