The expo features 42 award-winning works of Iranian and Slovakian artists at BIB. Among the displayed works, 29 illustrations are by Slovakian artists and 13 works have been created by the Iranian artists.
The exhibition was already held in the cities of Sanandaj, Kurdistan province, Kerman, Kerman province and Ahvaz, Khuzestan province of Iran.
Biennial of Illustration Bratislava is one of the oldest international honors for children's book illustrators. First awarded in 1967, it is one of the more prestigious children's book prizes today, along with Hans Christian Andersen Award.
Up until now, Iranian artists Nour al-Din Zarinkelk, Farshid Mesghali, Behzad Gharibpour, Abolfazl Hemati Ahuyi, Sirous Tahbaz, Mahnoosh Moshiri and Ali Bouzari have been among the juries at various editions of BIB competition.