Opening Ceremony & HABA Award Presentation

Date: 30 May 2015 (Saturday), 9:00am – 9:30am
Venue: Mochtar Riady Auditorium
SMU Administration Building (Level 5)
Singapore Management University
81 Victoria Street
Singapore 188065
Dress Code: Smart casual

The Asian Festival of Children’s Content 2015 begins with the Opening Ceremony, and the presentation of the Hedwig Anuar Children’s Book Award (HABA), an award that recognises the best children’s book written over the past two years- 2013 and 2014. This biennial award, established in 2010, is the only award in Singapore that focuses on local children’s literature.

The Guest of Honour for the Opening Ceremony & HABA Awards Presentation is Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for Communications and Information and Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs, Ministry of Communications and Information.

Time Activity
8:30am Arrival and Registration of Guests
9.00am Arrival of Guest of Honour
Dr Yaacob Ibrahim
9:10am Welcome Address
Ms Claire Chiang,
Chairperson of the National Book Development Council of Singapore
9:15am Speech
Dr Yaacob Ibrahim
9:20am HABA Award Presentation


Programme Ends