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Asian Festival of Children’s Content
23–26 May 2024

The 2024 AFCC Translation Forum continues to spotlight the diversity of our stories and the role of translation in promoting the diverse stories and cultures. Try your hand at translating picture books with Lawrence Schimel at his masterclass too!

The AFCC Translation Forum is supported by the National Translation Committee.


All AFCC Translation Forum sessions are accessible via the AFCC Festival Pass.

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24 May (Friday)

Translation Forum Keynote: Our World of Stories—Championing Translated Children’s Books
24 May | 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Panel | English | L16, The Pod
叶俊良 (Chun-Liang Yeh) Lawrence Schimel Adan Jimenez
Across Worlds: Translating Our Myths and Folktales
24 May | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Panel | English | CTPL Programme Room 2
Chong Lingying Hafiz Rashid Nur-El-Hudaa Jaffar

26 May (Sunday)

Beyond the Text: A Picture Book Translation Masterclass
26 May | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Masterclass | English | L5, Imagination Room
Lawrence Schimel
AFCC Translation Hackathon
26 May | 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Workshop | English | CTPL Programme Room 2
Amanda Ruiqing Flynn Nur-El-Hudaa Jaffar