Opening Ceremony and Award Presentation
|Date:||16 May 2017 (Tuesday), 7:00pm – 9:00pm|
|Venue:||L1 Plaza, National Library Building|
It’s the eighth edition of the Asian Festival of Children’s Content, with Indonesia as its Country of Focus!
The Guest of Honour for the event is Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth & Leader of the House.
|7:00pm||Welcome by Emcee|
Welcome Address by Ms Claire Chiang, Chairperson of the National Book Development Council of Singapore
|7:20pm||Speech by Guest of Honour|
|7:25pm||Speech by Ambassador Ngurah Swajaya, Indonesian Ambassador to Singapore|
|7:30pm||Scholastic Picture Book Award Presentation|
|7:35pm||Dinner and networking|
Scholastic Picture Book Award
The 5-day Festival will be launched at the Opening Ceremony, and there will be a presentation of the Scholastic Picture Book Award, which awards the best unpublished picture books written by an Asian in Asia with a publishing deal from Scholastic Asia.
To find out more about the award, please visit this website: