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.


Time Details
7:00pm Welcome by Emcee

Welcome Address by Ms Claire Chiang, Chairperson of the National Book Development Council of Singapore

7:10pm Performance
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
8:30pm End

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at the Opening Ceremony, and there will be a presentation of the Scholastic Picture Book Award, which awards the best unpublished picture books written by an Asian in Asia with a publishing deal from Scholastic Asia.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:

Scholastic Picture Book Award