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Jun. 03 2021
Industry News

2021 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition Shortlist Revealed: Meet the Four Chinese Emerging Creatives

This year, illustration from Mainland China is particularly well represented in the Exhibition. Let’s learn more about four of those Chinese young artists whose talent will shimmer in the 2021 Bologna Illustrators Exhibition.

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Apr. 13 2021
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The Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition and the Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest, Join Hands to Create the "Golden Pinwheel Astra Award"

The Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition and the Astra International Picture Book Writing Contest recently announced a strategic cooperation agreement aiming at the joint organisation of a new prize—the "Golden Pinwheel Astra Award".

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Mar. 25 2021
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The Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition Is Coming Back

The 2021 edition of the CCBF emblematic illustration contest is accepting submissions for the next three months and is bringing you new features and surprises.

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Mar. 04 2021
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Spotlight on Francesco Giustozzi, 2021 CCBF key visual artist

Like every year, the CCBF key visual is conceived by one of the Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition award-winners. This year, the task settled on the Italian illustrator Francesco Giustozzi.

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Mar. 02 2021
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Save the date and join us in Shanghai! Book your stand at CCBF 2021 and connect with professionals from Asia Pacific

2021 CCBF will take place on 19–21 November at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre (SWEECC). We can't wait to meet you in Shanghai in this autumn.

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Nov. 16 2020
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2020 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition People's Choice Award Release Announcement

We are now ready to bring down the curtain on this latest edition of CCBF by announcing the winner of the Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition People's Choice Award.

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Nov. 16 2020
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Presential Book Fair Held Successfully in Shanghai, CCBF Navigates the Global Pandemic with Innovative Strategies and Quality Programmes

The 8th edition of China Shanghai International Children's Book Fair (CCBF) concluded successfully on 15 November 2020.

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Nov. 14 2020
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2020 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition Award Winners Announcement

As CCBF is in full gear, the names of the Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition special award winners were announced this afternoon in Shanghai.

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Nov. 12 2020
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Breaking the Status Quo: CCBF 2020 Emerges from the Pandemic as the Leading Physical and Digital Platform

Launched in 2013, CCBF has established itself as a leading hub for international rights exchange and all other professional activities surrounding contents for children aged 0–16 over the past few years.

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Nov. 12 2020
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2020 Chen Bochui International Children's Literature Award Winners Announced

Also known as CICLA, the Chen Bochui International Children’s Literature Award was successfully held in the difficult context we all know. 

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Nov. 09 2020
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CCBF People's Choice Award Online Voting Channel is on

What is the best illustration in the 2020 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition? Your turn has come to decide! Starting from today until the closure of CCBF on 15 November, everyone is invited to throw a ballot in the CCBF People's Choice Award. 

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Oct. 30 2020
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CCBF has never been so close to you: Welcome to the CCBF Online Matchmaking System

CCBF is launching its Online Matchmaking System, a brand new digital tool designed for all CCBF exhibitors and professional visitors .

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Oct. 12 2020
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CCBF 2020 Opens its Doors on 13–15 November, a Presential Book Fair with a Digital Touch

This eighth edition of CCBF is taking place in the challenging context of the global Covid-19 pandemic. After a few months marked by the sanitary crisis, Shanghai is back to being a natural hub for cultural events and commercial fairs.

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Aug. 19 2020
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Simon de Jocas, 2020 Golden Pinwheel Jury member: "We want books where we end up asking more questions than we give answers"

He is leading and managing Les 400 coups, a small independent publishing house focusing mainly on picture books that he purchased in 2013. What advice and guidance will he bring to young illustrators?

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Aug. 11 2020
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CCBF 2020 online registration for visitors is now open!

If your principal occupation is focused on children's books publishing, education, entertainment and other industries related to children's contents, you can attend the fair free of charge.

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Jul. 23 2020
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Cho Sunkyunk, the many faces of illustration

China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) is honoured to invite Cho Sunkyunk to join the jury of the 2020 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition.

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Jul. 16 2020
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SHVIP: 2020 fellows announced

The Shanghai publishing scene is getting ready to welcome a new edition of the SHVIP fellowship.

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