Opening Ceremony and Award Presentation
|Date:||24 May 2016 (Tuesday), 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm|
|Venue:||B1 Exhibition Area, Central Public Library|
Join us for an evening of fun and awards as we kick off the seventh Asian Festival of Children’s Content!
The Guest of Honour for this event is Ms Low Yen Ling, Parliamentary Secretary for the Ministry of Education (MOE).
|6:30pm||Arrival of Guests|
|7.00pm||Arrival of Guest of Honour|
|7:01pm||Speech by Chairperson of NBDCS|
|7:10pm||Speech by Guest of Honour|
|7.30pm||SABA Award presentation|
|8.00pm||Launch of Japanese exhibition on Level 7|
Emcee: Suzanne jung
Scholastic Asian Book Award
The evening opens with special guests and the presentation of the Scholastic Asian Book Award, which awards the best unpublished middle-grade or young adult novel written by an Asian in Asia with $10,000 SGD.
Dragonflies, Jigsaws and a Rainbow (INDIA)
Ho Lee Ling, Stephanie
Island Girl (SINGAPORE)
The Budding Traveller (MALAYSIA)
For more information about the award, please visit this webpage: Scholastic Asian Book Award.