As part of its partnership with the SLPJ, the Institut français is intervening during the Salon de la Presse et de Littérature Jeunesse 2020 (book fair for children and young adults) which has taken most of its programme online for the 2020 edition.
SLPJ TV channel
The Salon du livre et de la presse jeunesse in Seine-Saint-Denis to the north of Paris takes on a new dimension by creating an original television programme from scratch to meet its young audience. Broadcasting from 2 to 7 December 2020, on all screens, everywhere in France and in the world, 24/7, the Fair’s TV represents six days of live broadcast and replay during which the IF will intervene:
- Wednesday 2 December at 7pm: Participation of Marie-Charlotte Baoudour (ICC and Digital project manager in the French language, Books, and Knowledge Department) in the “La Plume démasquée” (The Quill Unveiled), discussions and literary reviews of children’s literature, on the model of the French radio programme La Masque et la Plume (The Mask and the Quill) discussing theatre and literature.
- Saturday 5 December: Participation of Judith Roze, Director of the French language, Books, and Knowledge Department, in the “Fair news broadcast”, to present the partnership between the IF and the SLPJ.
Remote Professional Meetings
This year the Fair is organised its professional programme online on Friday 4 and Monday 7 December. Eighty 45-minute times to meet to discover what’s new and publishing programmes of children’s programmes but also to know the measures various institutions and bodies have taken around books and reading. These meetings are open free of charge to all book, early childhood, and creation professionals and those who love literature.
- Monday 7 December at 4:30pm: Martin Lafitte (Audience Development project manager in the French language, Books, and Knowledge Department) and Marie-Charlotte Baoudour (ICC and Digital project manager in the French language, Books, and Knowledge Department) will lead the webinar “Les Pépites internationales: la littérature jeunesse en classe de FLE” (International Jewels: children's’ literature in FFL class) in order to present the operation with a language culture angle. We will take advantage of this intervention to announce the 2020 Winners of the Pépites Internationales and present the selection of Pépites Internationales 2021 in the company of our guests: Adélaïde Tilly, instructor of instructors specialised in early FFL, Marion Bourel, manager of the multimedia library of the IF Morocco and Camille de Cussac, author/illustrator.