Virtual Illustrators Wall RELOADED - Call for entry

The initiative is curated by BCBF

The Illustrators Wall is among the best-loved places at Bologna Children’s Book Fair. One of the first things you come across on entering the trade show, this impromptu array of posters, drawings, photographs, pictures, and contact details welcomes visitors each year.

You’ve got until 6 May 2024 to upload your artwork.




from April 11
to May 6


ONLINE on BCBF website

Are you interested in participating in this event?

  • To participate in the initiative, proceed to buy – available starting 11 April 2024 until 6 May 2024 – and then upload your contribution and data.


Partecipation fee for the VIRTUAL ILLUSTRATORS WALL

20.00 €

+ VAT if due

Event description

The 5th edition of the Illustrators Wall will stay online from 15 March through to 3 October 2024. The Wall offers visitors and sector professionals an opportunity to explore what’s happening in illustration throughout the world; it also gives participating illustrators an exceptional chance to show what they can do and introduce themselves, providing their email, website and social profile.

The Illustrators Wall will be promoted until September 2024 on all BCBF 2024’s digital channels.

The digital Illustrators Wall has no physical limits and so can host all the talent and enthusiasm of illustrators, graphic artists, and artists - whoever and wherever they are.

What happened in previous edition?

The 2023 edition received postings by over 900 illustrators from 71 countries. An unprecedented success, this special website section was one the most visited from March-August 2023 with 10,000 hits and 49,000 pages visited.

Contributions were divided by continent and country and gave details of each image, its title, and the name and country of the author.




Click on “BUY NOW”. On the next screenshot, add the event you have chosen to the cart

Proceed to check-out, completing the payment details (personal data and payment method)

Activation code. On purchase completion, you will receive a confirmation mail with the activation code for the service you have purchased

Accessing the reserved area. To activate your purchase, go to the reserved Visitors’ section of the BCBF website (or register if you haven’t already done so). Insert the activation code you received by e-mail 

Participation instructions. Once you have correctly activated the service, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to participate in the event you have purchased 

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If you have problems or need assistance during purchase, please contact: bf@archimedia.it

If you have problems or need assistance during upload materials, please contact: bf@archimedia.it