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Asian Festival of Children’s Content

Building on the Asian Festival of Children's Content Country of Focus, AFCC Circle aims to raise awareness and extend AFCC's aim of promoting and developing Asian stories

A new initative, AFCC Circle seeks to establish the platform and communities in other Southeast Asian and Asian countries in the festival's continual mission to promote Asian literature and content for children, beyond the duration of the festival. 

From May to September, catch these series of curated, themed book readings by featured children's book writers from Thailand and Singapore online! 

 

May 

Theme: Friendship

From a wooden rocking horse, to caterpillars, to a balloon bear and mulberries, find out how each of these stories embody the theme of Friendship. Watch the readings here!  


Featured Writers: 

  • Emily Lim-Leh (The Tale of Rusty Horse
  • Tinna Triyanond (This World Belongs to Caterpillars)
  • Josef Lee (Bear with Me)
  • Voraprot Korcharoenwat (Mr Bear's Mulberry Tree)

June 

Theme: Resilience 

Even in difficult times, there is always a silver lining or window of opportunity. These stories show how hardship and loss may not necessarily be bad, and the lessons that can be learned from them. 

Watch the readings online on 30 June, 5pm - 5.30pm (SGT) via AFCC's Facebook
 

Featured Writers: 

  • Chompunoot Luanganggoon (On the Way to a Birthday Party)

  • Adia Tay (What if the Wind Tears My Kite?

  • Rapeephan Pattanavech (We Still Love Each Other Every Day

  • Michael Wang (Liam the Brave


July 

Theme: Emotions 

Hard to identify sometimes, but it's an all too important part of storytelling and the human experience. Explore the various facets and dimensions of emotions experienced by the characters in these set of stories. 

Watch the readings online on 29 July, 5pm - 5.30pm (SGT) via AFCC's Facebook

 

Featured Writers: 

  • Cheewan Wisasa (Calm)
  • Quek Hong Shin (Universe of Feelings)
  • Papassara Sophonarunchot (Hug)
  • Azhagunila (Kondama Kendama)

August  

Theme: Friendship 

Happening on 31 August, 5pm - 5.30pm (SGT) via AFCC's Facebook

(More information to come)

 

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