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Asian Festival of Children’s Content 2018

National Library Building, Singapore

6 — 8 SEPT 2018 ♦ Singapore

We would like to thank everyone for making the Asian Festival of Children's Content 2018 a huge success! Our three-day festival that hosted more than 350 delegates from Singapore and around the world, and welcomed close to 5,000 members of the general public, concluded at Singapore Night at The Clifford Pier at the Fullerton Bay Hotel.

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Singapore Night 2018

Festival Highlights

Writers and Illustrators Conference

The Writers & Illustrators Conference gathers writers and illustrators to come together with publishing industry professionals to discuss and network.

Attend masterclasses such as From Craft to Contract: Stress Test Your Work without Stressing Out or sessions like Writing a Page Turner for Tweenies and Is There a Uniquely Asian Art for Children? that share and celebrate children’s content from around the world.

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Cross-Platform Summit

A crossover networking opportunity for media and literary professionals – with sessions centering on multi-platform storytelling, pitching, interactive narrative and digital.

Learn from experts on converting your content into different platforms in Play and Replay: How to Prepare Your Creations for Multiple Platforms and Adaptations [Masterclass], and VR360 Storytelling are some highlights that address the current trends and issues in the content market.

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Teachers & Parents Forum

Providing teachers, educators and parents with the skills and knowledge to impart early literacy, and a love for books, writing and reading.

With sessions like Introducing Cultural Diversity Through Literature on Traditional Rituals and Ceremonies, The Brain and Language Development, Rhyming Round Reading! Making Reading Fun for Children – it is a great way to get support, information and advice on nurturing early learning and bilingualism at home.

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Country of Focus

In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Singapore Book Council, AFCC celebrates Singapore as the Country of Focus this year.

Sessions discuss local issues such as Read Our World: Getting SingLit into the Hands of Children, Singlish in KidLit: Discuss and Giving a Voice: Inclusivity in Singapore’s KidLit.

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