Celebrate the rich cultural and literary heritage of Myanmar in this special evening event at AFCC.

In honour of the AFCC 2019 Country of Focus, join us for a showcase of the literary and cultural heritage of Myanmar in this gala event that celebrates the collaboration and close ties between Singapore and our SEA neighbour. 

Programme Flow



6pm - 6.30pm

Registration & Networking 
Guests arrive
House opens, light refreshments are served.

6.30pm – 6.50pm 

Performance of Traditional Bagan and Pyu Dances
Kumudra Myanmar Arts and Cultural Association 

6.50pm – 6.55pm

Welcome Remarks 
Ms Claire Chiang, Chairperson of Singapore Book Council

6.55pm – 7pm

Speech by COF Representative 
Dr Thant Thaw Kaung, Myanmar Delegation Head

7pm – 7.10pm

Collaborative Project Showcase: Poetry Reading 
Ms Su Myat Htay, COF Speaker 

7.10pm – 7.30pm 

Performance of Myanmar New Year Dance 
Kumudra Myanmar Arts and Cultural Association  

7.30pm – 7.40pm

Collaborative Project: Excerpt Reading 
Dr Gwee Li Sui

7.40pm – 7.45pm

Closing Speech 
Mr William Phuan, Executive Director
Singapore Book Council


Dinner and Networking