Flanders guest-of-honour at Angoulême 2009
Festival International de la Bande Dessinée in Angoulême
The international comics festival in Angoulême is the most important event dedicated to the 9th art in Europe. Every year, over 200.000 comics lovers pay for an entry ticket. In addition, the festival reaches 7.000 professionals from the international comics world, 200 exhibitors, 770 journalists and 1.100 artists.
Angoulême 2009 with a Flemish touch
From Thursday 29 January through Sunday 1 February 2009, Flanders will be the guest of honour at the 36th edition of the festival. The Flemish comics scene will be hard to miss: from the exhibition "Ceci n'est pas la BD flamande", to a publishers' corner and in the city streets.