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
7.45pm Refreshments 
8.00pm Launch of Japanese exhibition on Level 7 

Emcee: Suzanne jung

Scholastic Asian Book Award

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The evening opens with special guests and the presentation of the Scholastic Asian Book Award, which awards the best unpublished middle-grade or young adult novel written by an Asian in Asia with $10,000 SGD.

2016 Shortlist

2016 Press Release

2016 Shortlist Press Release

Tina Cho
Chasing Freedom (SOUTH KOREA)


Aditi Krishnakumar
Codex: The Lost Treasure of the Indus (INDIA)

Varsha Seshan

Dragonflies, Jigsaws and a Rainbow (INDIA)

Ho Lee Ling, Stephanie 

Island Girl (SINGAPORE)

Golda Mowe

The Budding Traveller (MALAYSIA)

For more information about the award, please visit this webpage: Scholastic Asian Book Award.