From songs, free storytelling sessions and workshops, AFCC brings you a myriad of activities that you and your family can enjoy!

These activities are targeted at pre-schoolers, parents and book-lovers of all ages.

6 Sep 2018 (Thu)

9:00am - 10:00am
L1, Plaza Storytelling

Zafir Si Tapir Selamatkan Hutan! | Zafir Tapir Saves The Forest!

Jumaini Ariff

Ayuh sertai Jumaini Ariff yang juga dikenali sebagai Nek Selampit. Beliau bakal menceritakan bagaimana Zafir Si Tapir dan teman-temannya memandamkan kebakaran hutan dan selamatkan tempat tinggal mereka. Kanak-kanak juga akan membuat kraf tangan 'diorama' Zafir di dalam hutan dengan menggunakan kepingan kadbod yang disediakan.

Join Jumaini Ariff, or Nek Selampit, as she tells how Zafir Tapir rallies his friends to put out a forest fire and save their homes. The children will also be able to create their own diorama of Zafir and his forest home with pre-cut materials.

This session will be conducted in Malay. 

Add to Calendar 09/06/2018 09:00AM 09/06/2018 10:00AM Asia/Singapore Zafir Si Tapir Selamatkan Hutan! | Zafir Tapir Saves The Forest!

Ayuh sertai Jumaini Ariff yang juga dikenali sebagai Nek Selampit. Beliau bakal menceritakan bagaimana Zafir Si Tapir dan teman-temannya memandamkan kebakaran hutan dan selamatkan tempat tinggal mereka. Kanak-kanak juga akan membuat kraf tangan 'diorama' Zafir di dalam hutan dengan menggunakan kepingan kadbod yang disediakan.

Join Jumaini Ariff, or Nek Selampit, as she tells how Zafir Tapir rallies his friends to put out a forest fire and save their homes. The children will also be able to create their own diorama of Zafir and his forest home with pre-cut materials.

This session will be conducted in Malay. 

L1, Plaza
10:15am - 11:15am
L1, Plaza Storytelling

Lihat, Sentuh dan Bayangkan: Meneroka warna, bentuk dan tekstur | See, Feel and Imagine: An exploration of colours, shapes and textures

Nur’afifah Binte Mohd Hussain

Mari ikuti kami mengenali warna, bentuk dan tekstur menerusi aktiviti-aktiviti yang menarik selama satu jam! Melalui kisah ini, kanak-kanak akan berpeluang menggunakan kreativiti dan imaginasi mereka untuk mengenal warna, bentuk dan tekstur sambil bertutur dalam Bahasa Melayu.

Come join us for a fun-filled hour of learning about colours, shapes and textures from a local picture book! Children will be participating in hands-on activities, tapping on their creativity and imagination while actively conversing in Malay language.

This session will be conducted in Malay.

Add to Calendar 09/06/2018 10:15AM 09/06/2018 11:15AM Asia/Singapore Lihat, Sentuh dan Bayangkan: Meneroka warna, bentuk dan tekstur | See, Feel and Imagine: An exploration of colours, shapes and textures

Mari ikuti kami mengenali warna, bentuk dan tekstur menerusi aktiviti-aktiviti yang menarik selama satu jam! Melalui kisah ini, kanak-kanak akan berpeluang menggunakan kreativiti dan imaginasi mereka untuk mengenal warna, bentuk dan tekstur sambil bertutur dalam Bahasa Melayu.

Come join us for a fun-filled hour of learning about colours, shapes and textures from a local picture book! Children will be participating in hands-on activities, tapping on their creativity and imagination while actively conversing in Malay language.

This session will be conducted in Malay.

L1, Plaza
1:00pm - 1:30pm
B1, My Tree House Storytelling

Duck and Croc: Stories of Friendship and Fair Play

Robert Gunnar Magnuson

Join Robert as he reads two stories from his Duck and Croc series of picture books. In the award-winning Magnificent Race, kids will delight in guessing how Duck and Croc outdo each other to get to the finish line. In Collector Alligator, witness how the two friends save the day when an Alligator hoards everyone’s favorite toy.

Add to Calendar 09/06/2018 01:00PM 09/06/2018 01:30PM Asia/Singapore Duck and Croc: Stories of Friendship and Fair Play

Join Robert as he reads two stories from his Duck and Croc series of picture books. In the award-winning Magnificent Race, kids will delight in guessing how Duck and Croc outdo each other to get to the finish line. In Collector Alligator, witness how the two friends save the day when an Alligator hoards everyone’s favorite toy.

B1, My Tree House
1:30pm - 3:00pm
L1, Visitors Briefing Room Workshop

Tell a Story in 4 Panels!

Colin Goh, Woo Yen Yen

Go ahead — play with your food! Woo Yen Yen and Colin Goh, creators of the acclaimed Dim Sum Warriors children’s comics, introduce their wacky kung fu-fighting dumplings and lead kids in crafting their own 4-panel comic strip, from setup to punchline.

来吧 — 与你的食物一同嬉戏!广受好评的儿童漫画《点心侠》创作者胡恩恩和吴荣平引领孩童自创四格漫画,并学习铺陈到制造笑点。

Suitable for children ages 6 – 9 and their parents.

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Add to Calendar 09/06/2018 01:30PM 09/06/2018 03:00PM Asia/Singapore Tell a Story in 4 Panels!

Go ahead — play with your food! Woo Yen Yen and Colin Goh, creators of the acclaimed Dim Sum Warriors children’s comics, introduce their wacky kung fu-fighting dumplings and lead kids in crafting their own 4-panel comic strip, from setup to punchline.

来吧 — 与你的食物一同嬉戏!广受好评的儿童漫画《点心侠》创作者胡恩恩和吴荣平引领孩童自创四格漫画,并学习铺陈到制造笑点。

Suitable for children ages 6 – 9 and their parents.

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L1, Visitors Briefing Room

7 Sep 2018 (Fri)

9:00am - 10:00am
L1, Plaza Storytelling

爸爸, 我还不想睡 -  木偶读剧会 |  Papa, I’m Still Not Sleepy - A Dramatized Reading with Puppets

豆沙包很丶很丶很丶很丶很丶很努力尝试让叉烧包上床睡觉。欢迎来看我们的演员和他们可爱的木偶以互动式及趣味式的朗读呈现胡恩恩和吴荣平的最新童书《爸爸,我还不想睡》,由猴纸剧坊的何家伟执导,期盼带来想像丶欢笑还能引人垂涎三尺!

Dousha Bao tries very, very, very, very, very, very hard to put Chashao Bao to bed. Join our actors and their cute puppets for an interactive and fun reading of Papa, I’m still not sleepy, the latest children’s book by Woo Yen Yen and Colin Goh. Directed by Benjamin Ho of Paper Monkey Theatre, expect to imagine, laugh, and maybe get very hungry!

This session will be conducted in Mandarin. 

Add to Calendar 09/07/2018 09:00AM 09/07/2018 10:00AM Asia/Singapore 爸爸, 我还不想睡 -  木偶读剧会 |  Papa, I’m Still Not Sleepy - A Dramatized Reading with Puppets

豆沙包很丶很丶很丶很丶很丶很努力尝试让叉烧包上床睡觉。欢迎来看我们的演员和他们可爱的木偶以互动式及趣味式的朗读呈现胡恩恩和吴荣平的最新童书《爸爸,我还不想睡》,由猴纸剧坊的何家伟执导,期盼带来想像丶欢笑还能引人垂涎三尺!

Dousha Bao tries very, very, very, very, very, very hard to put Chashao Bao to bed. Join our actors and their cute puppets for an interactive and fun reading of Papa, I’m still not sleepy, the latest children’s book by Woo Yen Yen and Colin Goh. Directed by Benjamin Ho of Paper Monkey Theatre, expect to imagine, laugh, and maybe get very hungry!

This session will be conducted in Mandarin. 

L1, Plaza
10:15am - 11:15am
B1, My Tree House Storytelling

Kamishibai Storytelling 1

Satoshi Kitamura

Kamishibai (“paper play”) is a Japanese street storytelling form which marries moving images with lively storytelling. Once a popular art form, it is enjoying a revival across the world. Renowned writer and illustrator Satoshi Kitamura will introduce the history of this artform, followed by a performance using his own unique kamishibai creations.

Add to Calendar 09/07/2018 10:15AM 09/07/2018 11:15AM Asia/Singapore Kamishibai Storytelling 1

Kamishibai (“paper play”) is a Japanese street storytelling form which marries moving images with lively storytelling. Once a popular art form, it is enjoying a revival across the world. Renowned writer and illustrator Satoshi Kitamura will introduce the history of this artform, followed by a performance using his own unique kamishibai creations.

B1, My Tree House
L1, Plaza Performance

Behind the Scenes: One Kind of Science Musical

William Wan

Hear from Dr William Wan, the General Secretary of the Singapore Kindness Movement, on how he wrote children's songs for the upcoming One Kind of Science musical. Also, stay tuned for live singing of the songs and a meet-and-greet session with the musical characters! 

Add to Calendar 09/07/2018 10:15AM 09/07/2018 11:15AM Asia/Singapore Behind the Scenes: One Kind of Science Musical

Hear from Dr William Wan, the General Secretary of the Singapore Kindness Movement, on how he wrote children's songs for the upcoming One Kind of Science musical. Also, stay tuned for live singing of the songs and a meet-and-greet session with the musical characters! 

L1, Plaza
2:00pm - 4:00pm
B1, Multi-Purpose Room Workshop

如何为孩子打开双语双文化之门?与家长的互动讨论 | Bringing Up Children who are Bilingual, Biliterate and Bicultural - An interactive discussion with parents

Woo Yen Yen

身为教育学教授、作者和妈妈,胡恩恩博士将于此工作坊和家长一同探索如何培育有双语、双文化能力的孩子。她将分享于她长住新加坡、台湾、纽约的观察成果,并针对工作坊参与者的经验分享,拟出有益的教育方针。

Education professor, writer and parent Dr. Woo Yen Yen leads this workshop on how parents can create the conditions for nurturing bilingual, biliterate and bicultural children. She will share her research and observations from her time in Singapore, Taiwan and New York, and will work with the experiences shared by attendees to generate useful takeaways.

This session will be conducted in Mandarin.

Suitable for Parents and Educators.

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Add to Calendar 09/07/2018 02:00PM 09/07/2018 04:00PM Asia/Singapore 如何为孩子打开双语双文化之门?与家长的互动讨论 | Bringing Up Children who are Bilingual, Biliterate and Bicultural - An interactive discussion with parents

身为教育学教授、作者和妈妈,胡恩恩博士将于此工作坊和家长一同探索如何培育有双语、双文化能力的孩子。她将分享于她长住新加坡、台湾、纽约的观察成果,并针对工作坊参与者的经验分享,拟出有益的教育方针。

Education professor, writer and parent Dr. Woo Yen Yen leads this workshop on how parents can create the conditions for nurturing bilingual, biliterate and bicultural children. She will share her research and observations from her time in Singapore, Taiwan and New York, and will work with the experiences shared by attendees to generate useful takeaways.

This session will be conducted in Mandarin.

Suitable for Parents and Educators.

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B1, Multi-Purpose Room
3:00pm - 4:30pm
L3, Drama Centre FR2

Singapore Short Film Showcase 1: Written by Young Adults, For Young Adults

It takes a teen to know how to speak to one. How our emerging voices writing the stories their peers want to watch and hear? In this Singapore Short Film Showcase, we feature some of the notable student films produced by Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Their creators will also be in attendance, sharing more about the creative processes behind their works.

Add to Calendar 09/07/2018 03:00PM 09/07/2018 04:30PM Asia/Singapore Singapore Short Film Showcase 1: Written by Young Adults, For Young Adults

It takes a teen to know how to speak to one. How our emerging voices writing the stories their peers want to watch and hear? In this Singapore Short Film Showcase, we feature some of the notable student films produced by Ngee Ann Polytechnic. Their creators will also be in attendance, sharing more about the creative processes behind their works.

L3, Drama Centre FR2
3:30pm - 4:30pm
B1, My Tree House Storytelling

Teach Me to Tell a Story!

Mira Widhayati

In this interactive two-part session, children will first be treated to a storytelling performance, before attempting to create their own story lines based on the lead character from the original story. 

Add to Calendar 09/07/2018 03:30PM 09/07/2018 04:30PM Asia/Singapore Teach Me to Tell a Story!

In this interactive two-part session, children will first be treated to a storytelling performance, before attempting to create their own story lines based on the lead character from the original story. 

B1, My Tree House
4:30pm - 5:30pm
B1, My Tree House Storytelling

The Noisiest Tree: A Multilingual Storytelling Session

Evelyn Wong

For children of ages 5 to 8, parents and teachers.

When an adventurous mynah and her family move into the banyan tree, neighbours complain they are noisy. Little Mynah sets out to understand what noisy means, and opens the ears of a young boy to the music of friendship.

The Noisiest Tree is an interactive multilingual storytelling session performed by children, mainly in English with a harmony of Mandarin, Malay and Tamil. It was first performed in TranslateSingapore.  Get a bird's eye view of Singapore's cultural diversity as you help Little Mynah translate, and make some noise! 

Add to Calendar 09/07/2018 04:30PM 09/07/2018 05:30PM Asia/Singapore The Noisiest Tree: A Multilingual Storytelling Session

For children of ages 5 to 8, parents and teachers.

When an adventurous mynah and her family move into the banyan tree, neighbours complain they are noisy. Little Mynah sets out to understand what noisy means, and opens the ears of a young boy to the music of friendship.

The Noisiest Tree is an interactive multilingual storytelling session performed by children, mainly in English with a harmony of Mandarin, Malay and Tamil. It was first performed in TranslateSingapore.  Get a bird's eye view of Singapore's cultural diversity as you help Little Mynah translate, and make some noise! 

B1, My Tree House

8 Sep 2018 (Sat)

10:15am - 11:15am
L1, Plaza Performance

Our Lion City – Past & Present

Amelia Jaishree, William Royston

In this session, join September 21 as they present two performances based on their publications. 

Performance 1:
Prince Nila discovers a new kingdom: The birth of the Lion City (book preview)

Returning from a raging storm, Prince Nila steps foot onto Batam Island's sunny beaches. The magnificent creature he sees will eventually lead to the founding of our Lion City, Singapura. Ms Amelia Jaishree leads this storytelling, with music accompaniment and dramatisation by the teachers and students of Creativeland Childcare & Development Centre.  The book, Rhyming Round Singapore, uses catchy rhymes and songs to showcase our iconic sites and lifestyles. Audiences can also experience an Augmented Reality (AR) feature, and will be invited to join in the singing.

Performance 2: 
Rhyming Round Singapore (book and CD) 

Written by Kathleen Chia and Linda Gan, Rhyming Round Singapore showcases the present iconic sites and lifestyle of Singaporean with catchy rhymes and songs celebrating our unique success. Audience will be asked to join in the singing. This sing-long is presented by William Royston, the principal singer for Rhyming Round Singapore from Julia Gabriel Centre.

Add to Calendar 09/08/2018 10:15AM 09/08/2018 11:15AM Asia/Singapore Our Lion City – Past & Present

In this session, join September 21 as they present two performances based on their publications. 

Performance 1:
Prince Nila discovers a new kingdom: The birth of the Lion City (book preview)

Returning from a raging storm, Prince Nila steps foot onto Batam Island's sunny beaches. The magnificent creature he sees will eventually lead to the founding of our Lion City, Singapura. Ms Amelia Jaishree leads this storytelling, with music accompaniment and dramatisation by the teachers and students of Creativeland Childcare & Development Centre.  The book, Rhyming Round Singapore, uses catchy rhymes and songs to showcase our iconic sites and lifestyles. Audiences can also experience an Augmented Reality (AR) feature, and will be invited to join in the singing.

Performance 2: 
Rhyming Round Singapore (book and CD) 

Written by Kathleen Chia and Linda Gan, Rhyming Round Singapore showcases the present iconic sites and lifestyle of Singaporean with catchy rhymes and songs celebrating our unique success. Audience will be asked to join in the singing. This sing-long is presented by William Royston, the principal singer for Rhyming Round Singapore from Julia Gabriel Centre.

L1, Plaza
B1, My Tree House Storytelling

The Muddle of Mahabharatha

Annusia Balan

மஹாபரதா, என்ற வரலாற்றுக் காவியம், பற்பல வடிவங்களில் பற்பல பார்வையாளர்களுக்குப் படைக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது. நம்மைக் காட்டிற்கும், மாளிகைக்கும், குடிசைக்கும் கொண்டு சென்றிருக்கும் இந்தக் காவியம் இப்போது விளையாட்டு வடிவில் நம்மை ஈர்த்துச் செல்வது. இந்த நிகழ்ச்சி 6 - 9 வயதுள்ள சிறுவர்களுக்குப் பொருந்தும்.

The Mahabharatha is an Indian epic that has been retold in many forms and to many audiences. This great tale introduces us to magnificent jungle landscapes, deceitful saboteurs and finery of India in prose and plays. Join the next part of this story as Annusia Balan refashions the Mahabharatha into a boardgame format, offering children a chance to experience the adventures of the royal Pandava brothers.

Suitable for children ages 6 - 9.

Add to Calendar 09/08/2018 10:15AM 09/08/2018 11:15AM Asia/Singapore The Muddle of Mahabharatha

மஹாபரதா, என்ற வரலாற்றுக் காவியம், பற்பல வடிவங்களில் பற்பல பார்வையாளர்களுக்குப் படைக்கப்பட்டுள்ளது. நம்மைக் காட்டிற்கும், மாளிகைக்கும், குடிசைக்கும் கொண்டு சென்றிருக்கும் இந்தக் காவியம் இப்போது விளையாட்டு வடிவில் நம்மை ஈர்த்துச் செல்வது. இந்த நிகழ்ச்சி 6 - 9 வயதுள்ள சிறுவர்களுக்குப் பொருந்தும்.

The Mahabharatha is an Indian epic that has been retold in many forms and to many audiences. This great tale introduces us to magnificent jungle landscapes, deceitful saboteurs and finery of India in prose and plays. Join the next part of this story as Annusia Balan refashions the Mahabharatha into a boardgame format, offering children a chance to experience the adventures of the royal Pandava brothers.

Suitable for children ages 6 - 9.

B1, My Tree House
11:30am - 12:30pm
L5, Imagination Room Workshop

How to Draw Comics

Difference Engine

Ever wondered what goes into the process of making comics? Through hands-on drawing and writing exercises, children will learn how to use comics elements such as characters, dialogue, art and speech bubbles to create their own comics.

Suitable for children 8 to 13 years old.
Parents/guardians are also welcome to join in. 

Register.

Add to Calendar 09/08/2018 11:30AM 09/08/2018 12:30PM Asia/Singapore How to Draw Comics

Ever wondered what goes into the process of making comics? Through hands-on drawing and writing exercises, children will learn how to use comics elements such as characters, dialogue, art and speech bubbles to create their own comics.

Suitable for children 8 to 13 years old.
Parents/guardians are also welcome to join in. 

Register.

L5, Imagination Room
B1, My Tree House Storytelling

Kamishibai Storytelling 2

Satoshi Kitamura

Kamishibai (“paper play”) is a Japanese street storytelling form which marries moving images with lively storytelling. Once a popular art form, it is enjoying a revival across the world. Renowned writer and illustrator Satoshi Kitamura will introduce the history of this artform, followed by a performance using his own unique kamishibai creations.

Add to Calendar 09/08/2018 11:30AM 09/08/2018 12:30PM Asia/Singapore Kamishibai Storytelling 2

Kamishibai (“paper play”) is a Japanese street storytelling form which marries moving images with lively storytelling. Once a popular art form, it is enjoying a revival across the world. Renowned writer and illustrator Satoshi Kitamura will introduce the history of this artform, followed by a performance using his own unique kamishibai creations.

B1, My Tree House
L1, Plaza Launch

Little Dim Sum Warriors: “Papa, I’m Still Not Sleepy”

Colin Goh, Woo Yen Yen

Learn Mandarin — with dumplings! Little Dim Sum Warriors is a brand new bilingual book and mobile app series for children aged 3 to 6, developed by award-winning creators Woo Yen Yen and Colin Goh in collaboration with language researcher Tan Dan Feng, and supported by the Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism.

The first title in the series is “爸爸, 我还不想睡PAPA I'M STILL NOT SLEEPY”, a hilarious story to which all kids (and parents!) can relate, which will be launched at on 8 September 2018 at the Central Public Library as part of this year’s Asian Festival of Children’s Content. 

The Guests of Honour will be multilingual Golden Horse Award-winning star of stage and screen Yeo Yann Yann and her six year-old daughter Vera. There will also be a dramatized reading of Papa, I’m Still Not Sleepy directed by Benjamin Ho of Paper Monkey Theatre, featuring live actors and specially-designed puppets.

The performance will be conducted in Mandarin. The post-performance discussion with Yeo Yann Yann, Colin Goh and Woo Yen Yen will be conducted in English. 

Add to Calendar 09/08/2018 11:30AM 09/08/2018 12:30PM Asia/Singapore Little Dim Sum Warriors: “Papa, I’m Still Not Sleepy”

Learn Mandarin — with dumplings! Little Dim Sum Warriors is a brand new bilingual book and mobile app series for children aged 3 to 6, developed by award-winning creators Woo Yen Yen and Colin Goh in collaboration with language researcher Tan Dan Feng, and supported by the Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism.

The first title in the series is “爸爸, 我还不想睡PAPA I'M STILL NOT SLEEPY”, a hilarious story to which all kids (and parents!) can relate, which will be launched at on 8 September 2018 at the Central Public Library as part of this year’s Asian Festival of Children’s Content. 

The Guests of Honour will be multilingual Golden Horse Award-winning star of stage and screen Yeo Yann Yann and her six year-old daughter Vera. There will also be a dramatized reading of Papa, I’m Still Not Sleepy directed by Benjamin Ho of Paper Monkey Theatre, featuring live actors and specially-designed puppets.

The performance will be conducted in Mandarin. The post-performance discussion with Yeo Yann Yann, Colin Goh and Woo Yen Yen will be conducted in English. 

L1, Plaza
12:30pm - 1:00pm
L1, Plaza

Nine Tales

Tusitala

The rich tapestry of stories from Asia holds immense ability to entertain, engage, and inspire. Nine Tales is an all-new home-grown Singaporean eBook Store that showcases Asian stories and their storytellers. For authors, Nine Tales is an invitation to reach a global audience of readers who seek out unique ideas and perspectives afforded by local content.

Add to Calendar 09/08/2018 12:30PM 09/08/2018 01:00PM Asia/Singapore Nine Tales

The rich tapestry of stories from Asia holds immense ability to entertain, engage, and inspire. Nine Tales is an all-new home-grown Singaporean eBook Store that showcases Asian stories and their storytellers. For authors, Nine Tales is an invitation to reach a global audience of readers who seek out unique ideas and perspectives afforded by local content.

L1, Plaza
2:00pm - 3:00pm
B1, My Tree House Storytelling

Stories of Kindness with Singapore Kindness Movement

Join our storyteller in The Tails of Meridian Reef and Cubbies Onboard! A family-friendly session with fun songs, craft activities and illustrations for children. Let’s be inspired to choose kindness!

Add to Calendar 09/08/2018 02:00AM 09/08/2018 03:00AM Asia/Singapore Stories of Kindness with Singapore Kindness Movement

Join our storyteller in The Tails of Meridian Reef and Cubbies Onboard! A family-friendly session with fun songs, craft activities and illustrations for children. Let’s be inspired to choose kindness!

B1, My Tree House
2:00pm - 4:00pm
B1, Multi-Purpose Room Workshop

Digital Storytelling with Augmented Reality

Difference Engine, Tusitala

Curious about Augmented Reality? Playfully explore mixing the physical and digital with Storytellers' Kitchen and create your very own AR greeting card! Start with a simple stop-motion animated GIF and watch it come alive on good-old printed paper. Learn with hands-on exercise using free apps and an AR platform. Perfect for anyone who wants to incorporate digital elements into their storytelling.

Bring your smartphone – and a laptop too, if you can – because there is no better way to play with AR!

This is a ticketed event. 

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Add to Calendar 09/08/2018 02:00PM 09/08/2018 04:00PM Asia/Singapore Digital Storytelling with Augmented Reality

Curious about Augmented Reality? Playfully explore mixing the physical and digital with Storytellers' Kitchen and create your very own AR greeting card! Start with a simple stop-motion animated GIF and watch it come alive on good-old printed paper. Learn with hands-on exercise using free apps and an AR platform. Perfect for anyone who wants to incorporate digital elements into their storytelling.

Bring your smartphone – and a laptop too, if you can – because there is no better way to play with AR!

This is a ticketed event. 

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B1, Multi-Purpose Room
3:15pm - 4:15pm
L5, Possibility Room Workshop

Terokai Angkasa Lepas melalui buku cerita ‘Tiga, Dua Satu…Zoom!’ | Exploring SPACE through Picture Book ‘Three, Two, One…Zoom!’

Jumaini Ariff

Penerokaan angkasa lepas akan menjadi seronok sekiranya ada buku bergambar yang sesuai sebagai pencetus minat anak anda! Di dalam bengkel ini, para peserta akan melakukan pelbagai aktiviti ‘hand-on’ yang akan menimbulkan minat untuk menjadi seorang peneroka angkasa lepas. Yang pasti, anda tidak perlu menempah tiket untuk ke Bulan untuk turut serta!

Exploring space can be great fun, if you have the right picture book to spark your child’s interest! In this workshop, participants will be treated to a myriad of hands-on activities that will ignite the space explorer in you. The best part about it? You don’t need a ticket to the Moon to do it!  

This session will be conducted in Malay. 

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Add to Calendar 09/08/2018 03:15PM 09/08/2018 04:15PM Asia/Singapore Terokai Angkasa Lepas melalui buku cerita ‘Tiga, Dua Satu…Zoom!’ | Exploring SPACE through Picture Book ‘Three, Two, One…Zoom!’

Penerokaan angkasa lepas akan menjadi seronok sekiranya ada buku bergambar yang sesuai sebagai pencetus minat anak anda! Di dalam bengkel ini, para peserta akan melakukan pelbagai aktiviti ‘hand-on’ yang akan menimbulkan minat untuk menjadi seorang peneroka angkasa lepas. Yang pasti, anda tidak perlu menempah tiket untuk ke Bulan untuk turut serta!

Exploring space can be great fun, if you have the right picture book to spark your child’s interest! In this workshop, participants will be treated to a myriad of hands-on activities that will ignite the space explorer in you. The best part about it? You don’t need a ticket to the Moon to do it!  

This session will be conducted in Malay. 

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L5, Possibility Room
4:30pm - 5:30pm
L16, The Pod AFCC Closing Panel

Singlish in KidLit: Discuss

Casey Chen, Colin Goh
Moderator: Melanie Lee

Singlish is most often spoken and heard, but how about seeing it on the page? Join Casey Chen and Colin Goh as they discuss the literary potential of our unofficial lingua franca, along with the challenges and opportunities in integrating them into our children's books. 

This session is free and open to the public. 

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Add to Calendar 09/08/2018 04:30PM 09/08/2018 05:30PM Asia/Singapore Singlish in KidLit: Discuss

Singlish is most often spoken and heard, but how about seeing it on the page? Join Casey Chen and Colin Goh as they discuss the literary potential of our unofficial lingua franca, along with the challenges and opportunities in integrating them into our children's books. 

This session is free and open to the public. 

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L16, The Pod
4:30pm - 6:00pm
L1, Visitors Briefing Room Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Singapore Short Film Showcase 2: Written by Young Adults, For Young Adults

Eleaner Choo, Xinmin Ng
Moderator: Andrew Ngin

It takes a teen to know how to speak to one. How are emerging voices writing the stories their peers want to watch and hear? In this Singapore Short Film Showcase, we feature some of the notable student films produced by Temasek Polytechnic. Their creators will also be in attendance, sharing more about the creative processes behind their works.

About the films: 
Longevity Peach 寿桃
Year: 2017
Runtime: 17:37 mins
Language: English and Teochew 
Rating: PG 
Directed by Xinmin Ng 

Claire reminisces about her childhood and on the challenges faced while staying with her grandmother. 

Azza 
Year: 2017
Runtime: 25 mins
Language: English and Tamil
Rating: PG
Directed by Eleaner Choo 

A 13 year old girl faces a terrible dilemma when she learns that her role model and father is responsible for a fake bomb scare. 
 

Add to Calendar 09/08/2018 04:30PM 09/08/2018 06:00PM Asia/Singapore Singapore Short Film Showcase 2: Written by Young Adults, For Young Adults

It takes a teen to know how to speak to one. How are emerging voices writing the stories their peers want to watch and hear? In this Singapore Short Film Showcase, we feature some of the notable student films produced by Temasek Polytechnic. Their creators will also be in attendance, sharing more about the creative processes behind their works.

About the films: 
Longevity Peach 寿桃
Year: 2017
Runtime: 17:37 mins
Language: English and Teochew 
Rating: PG 
Directed by Xinmin Ng 

Claire reminisces about her childhood and on the challenges faced while staying with her grandmother. 

Azza 
Year: 2017
Runtime: 25 mins
Language: English and Tamil
Rating: PG
Directed by Eleaner Choo 

A 13 year old girl faces a terrible dilemma when she learns that her role model and father is responsible for a fake bomb scare. 
 

L1, Visitors Briefing Room