Since 25th of November 2021, the exhibition premises at Bratislava Castle, including the BIB exhibition, have been closed to the public until further notice.

The international competition show of original illustrations of children's books - the Bratislava Biennial of Illustrations (BIB) 2021 - takes place from 15 October 2021 to 9 January 2022 in the premises of Historical Museum SNM at Bratislava Castle.

You can see the program of the 28th year HERE.

The main organizer of the event is BIBIANA, the international house of art for children in Bratislava. The biennial takes place under the auspices of UNESCO and the International Board of Books for Young People (IBBY) with support of the Ministry of Culture of Slovak Republic. This year´s biennial takes place under the auspices of President of Slovak Republic Mrs Zuzana Čaputová. BIB 2021 presents the work of 380 illustrators from 42 countries who submitted more than 2,700 illustrations and nearly 500 books.

The winners of BIB 2021 were  selected by 10 members of the International Jury.


Event calendar


Event calendar for download

Bibiana is closed on Mondays