Spain’s ‘Fariña’—’Cocaine Coast’ on Netflix—Wins 2019 Liber Award

At the Liber International Book Fair in Madrid in October, the Spanish publishers’ federation will honor Altresmedia, both for ‘Fariña’ and for ‘Crea Lectura.’

he Federation of Publishers Guilds of Spain (FGEE) has awarded the the Liber 2019 Award for the best audiovisual adaptation to Atresmedia Group Televisión for its collaboration with Bambú Producciones on the series Fariña, broadcast on Antena 3. The Liber 2019 Prize for the promotion of Reading in the Media goes to the program and initiative named Crea Lectura (Create Reading), also from Altresmedia.

The Liber Prizes are given at Liber, the international book fair that will run in Madrid this year October 9 to 11. The Liber Guest of Honor market is Sharjah this year.

The book fair is staged by IFEMA. the Trade Fair Institution of Madrid, and thus the Liber Award is a program of that show and its production. Last year, the show was in Barcelona and it drew 11,200 professional visitors, representing 458 companies from 51 nations covered by 180 journalists.

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