|Date:||19 May 2017 (Friday), 7:00pm – 9:00pm|
|Registration:||By invitation only|
As Indonesia is the Country of Focus for AFCC 2017, this event will celebrate Indonesian cultures and children's books. Two bilingual books collaboratively created by Indonesian and Singaporean creators will be launched, and the winner for the Asian Children's Book Award by Genting Singapore will be announced.
The Guest of Honour for this evening is Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Foreign Affairs.
|6:55pm||Arrival of Guest of Honour|
Welcome by Emcee
Speech by Ms Claire Chiang, Chairperson of the National Book Development Council of Singapore
|7:10pm||Speech by His Excellency Ambassador Ngurah Swajaya, Indonesian Ambassador to Singapore|
Asian Children’s Book Award presentation
Palawakia Dance by performers from Bali
|7:35pm||Performance by performers from Ambon|
Speech by Dr Hilmar Farid, Director General of the Culture and Education Ministry
Launch of bilingual books
|8:00pm||Dinner and networking|
Asian Children's Book Award
To find out more about the award, please visit this website.