About AFCC 2019
The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) is an annual festival that celebrates and aims to promote the creation, development and appreciation of quality Asian content for children and young adults. Organised by the Singapore Book Council, the festival comprises presentations, panels, masterclasses, workshops, along with a book fair showcasing a wide selection of books from local and international publishers.
The AFCC is a unique event in Asia that provides an opportunity for academics, writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, agents, distributors, parents, teachers, and librarians to meet, learn, hone their craft, and develop cross-cultural collaborations.
The Singapore Book Council (SBC) has been organising the Asian Children’s Writers & Illustrators Conference (ACWIC) since 2000. Leveraging on the success of this conference, ACWIC morphed into AFCC in 2010. It was reconstituted as both a professional trade, and to a limited extent, consumer event in 2010.
This year, with the theme of “Diversity”, the four day festival will feature Myanmar as the Country of Focus, with local and international speakers including authors, illustrators, publishers, and industry professionals from countries like Australia, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Myanmar, the United States and United Kingdom.
See you at AFCC!