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Asian Festival of Children’s Content
25–28 May 2023

 Using a fictional colony of small, blue, humanoid creatures who live in mushroom-shaped houses in the forest, deep-dive into the challenges, quirks and irks of cross-cultural image and text translation.


Emilie Bettega

Emilie Bettega (France)

After a Master in Philosophy and a Master in Art Management, and professional experience as a civil servant for cultural actitivities in the city, Emilie Bettega became a librarian in 2008. She developped her professional experience overseas as Chief Librarian for Lisbon and Pekin French Institute before teaching French in Brazil. She now works at the French National Library (BnF) and she is a member of the Children and Young Adult Section at IFLA.

Karine A Lespinasse

Moderator Karine A Lespinasse (Singapore)

Dr Karine is the founder of, offering global services around language acquisition and wellness language. Having transformed her youth dream of having twins -to study how they would develop language skills- into parenting her two children towards multilingualism, she specialized into children’s language development and also trained as Storyteller, Yoga and Music together® teacher. 

Programme dates and times are subject to change.