Kamishibai Storytelling
Kamishibai Storytelling

Tale of Bukit Merah and the Legend of Sang Kuriang performance
Tale of Bukit Merah and the Legend of Sang Kuriang performance

Enjoy a variety of storytelling sessions, workshops and performances at AFCC! 

The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) provides a platform for speakers and participants to be a part of AFCC’s programmes to support and grow the awareness of quality Asian publications and programmes for children. These programmes are suitable for families, the young and the young-at-heart.

6 Sep 2019 (Friday)

12.30pm - 1.30pm
B1, My Tree House Performance

Murphy, See How You Shine!

Join storyteller-author-educator Wei Teng for a musical storytelling session that reminds us we are all bright stars capable of shining light into others’ lives! Through this storytelling session and other fun-filled activities, Wei Teng reminds everyone of the gifts within us and these gifts give meaning to our lives.

Add to Calendar 09/06/2019 12:30PM 09/06/2019 01:30PM Asia/Singapore Murphy, See How You Shine!

Join storyteller-author-educator Wei Teng for a musical storytelling session that reminds us we are all bright stars capable of shining light into others’ lives! Through this storytelling session and other fun-filled activities, Wei Teng reminds everyone of the gifts within us and these gifts give meaning to our lives.

B1, My Tree House

7 Sep 2019 (Saturday)

12:30pm - 1.30pm
B1, My Tree House Performance

The B-Boy Brothers

Storytelling and sharing of B-Boy Brothers (Ashraf & Arif) by the author (Lianne Ong)

• Breakdancing + beatboxing performance by Ashraf and Farid, graduates of MINDS and inspiration to B-Boy Brothers

• Q&A with Ashraf and Farid on their experiences and thoughts about BBoy Brothers, led by the author (You are welcome to ask them questions too!)

Add to Calendar 09/07/2019 12:30PM 09/07/2019 01:30PM Asia/Singapore The B-Boy Brothers

Storytelling and sharing of B-Boy Brothers (Ashraf & Arif) by the author (Lianne Ong)

• Breakdancing + beatboxing performance by Ashraf and Farid, graduates of MINDS and inspiration to B-Boy Brothers

• Q&A with Ashraf and Farid on their experiences and thoughts about BBoy Brothers, led by the author (You are welcome to ask them questions too!)

B1, My Tree House
L3, Drama Centre Foyer

Speed Date with Authors

Teachers and Librarians, come fall in love with some spectacular speakers at the Closetful of Books speed-dating session at the AFCC! 

You'll get 3 minutes with each author and illustrator and they'll tell you all about their books, what they hope to achieve with each visit to your school and how their workshops and talks are conducted. It is said love, like fortune, favours the brave so come join us on 7 Sept, 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

Authors - Andy Chua, Quek Hong Shin, Sim Ee Waun, Leila Boukarim, Lin Xiaoling (Singapore Children's Society) 

Please note that the list of authors is subject to change. 

Add to Calendar 09/07/2019 12:30PM 09/07/2019 01:30PM Asia/Singapore Speed Date with Authors

Teachers and Librarians, come fall in love with some spectacular speakers at the Closetful of Books speed-dating session at the AFCC! 

You'll get 3 minutes with each author and illustrator and they'll tell you all about their books, what they hope to achieve with each visit to your school and how their workshops and talks are conducted. It is said love, like fortune, favours the brave so come join us on 7 Sept, 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

Authors - Andy Chua, Quek Hong Shin, Sim Ee Waun, Leila Boukarim, Lin Xiaoling (Singapore Children's Society) 

Please note that the list of authors is subject to change. 

L3, Drama Centre Foyer

8 Sep 2019 (Sunday)

12:30pm - 1:30pm
B1, My Tree House Performance

Once Upon A Singapore… Traders

While flipping through Grandpa’s album, Aloysius and Grandpa are magically transported to 1900s Singapore. Aloysius, having grown up in a land of iPhones and movie theatres, finds himself in a foreign land, where cameras travel around on wheels and take two weeks to arrive! With Grandpa as his tour guide, Aloysius explores olden Singapore and meet traders who once did a roaring trade on its streets.

Add to Calendar 09/08/2019 12:30PM 09/08/2019 01:30PM Asia/Singapore Once Upon A Singapore… Traders

While flipping through Grandpa’s album, Aloysius and Grandpa are magically transported to 1900s Singapore. Aloysius, having grown up in a land of iPhones and movie theatres, finds himself in a foreign land, where cameras travel around on wheels and take two weeks to arrive! With Grandpa as his tour guide, Aloysius explores olden Singapore and meet traders who once did a roaring trade on its streets.

B1, My Tree House
L3, Drama Centre Foyer Activity

The Beauty of Thanaka

Learn about the origins and uses of Thanaka, a traditional cosmetic used by Myanmarese in this free, interactive session.Try your hand at making your own Thanaka make-up and get the chance to give your friends a traditional Myanmar make-over!

Add to Calendar 09/08/2019 12:30PM 09/08/2019 01:30PM Asia/Singapore The Beauty of Thanaka

Learn about the origins and uses of Thanaka, a traditional cosmetic used by Myanmarese in this free, interactive session.Try your hand at making your own Thanaka make-up and get the chance to give your friends a traditional Myanmar make-over!

L3, Drama Centre Foyer
1.00pm - 2.00pm
B1, Programme Zone Performance

Stories Of Kindness with Singapore Kindness Movement

Join our actors in Henry Saves Brightsville, SKM's winning story for Write for Kindness 2018.

Henry moves into a new neighbourhood called Brightsville. But this town is not what he expected it to be. With unkind acts, gloomy weather and unfriendly neighbours, can Henry share his happiness with the people of Brightsville?

Add to Calendar 09/08/2019 01:00PM 09/08/2019 02:00PM Asia/Singapore Stories Of Kindness with Singapore Kindness Movement

Join our actors in Henry Saves Brightsville, SKM's winning story for Write for Kindness 2018.

Henry moves into a new neighbourhood called Brightsville. But this town is not what he expected it to be. With unkind acts, gloomy weather and unfriendly neighbours, can Henry share his happiness with the people of Brightsville?

B1, Programme Zone
5.00pm - 6.00pm
L5, Possibility Room Performance

Rebound: The Art of Never Giving Up

As a young boy, LaoLao struggles with his studies and is often aimless. Today, he’s one of the first Singaporeans to join the nation's professional basketball team. The key to success? A long journey of failures and understanding what it means to give up and to achieve more. Hear from LaoLao how he found the art of falling down and never giving up!

Add to Calendar 09/08/2019 05:00PM 09/08/2019 06:00PM Asia/Singapore Rebound: The Art of Never Giving Up

As a young boy, LaoLao struggles with his studies and is often aimless. Today, he’s one of the first Singaporeans to join the nation's professional basketball team. The key to success? A long journey of failures and understanding what it means to give up and to achieve more. Hear from LaoLao how he found the art of falling down and never giving up!

L5, Possibility Room