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

The Legend of Uta Cave is a folk tale from an indigenous community in northern Philippines. Hear this bone-chilling legend through this storytelling session by Aklat Alamid.

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Aklat Alamid

Aklat Alamid (Philippines)

Aklat Alamid is an independent publishing house of children’s and young adult books written in the various languages of the Philippines. It partners with individuals, government agencies, organizations, and private institutions in conducting seminars, workshops, storytelling sessions, book-giving events, contests, book fairs, and other activities that promote children’s literature in the different regions of the Philippines. 

Represented by China Pearl, Patria De Vera and John Romeo Venturero

Danielle Florendo

Danielle Florendo (Philippines)

Danielle “Dani” Florendo is a Baguio-based exhibiting visual artist and illustrator who specialises in children’s book illustrations. Dani currently holds 12 published titles from notable authors from prominent publishers such as Ilaw ng Tahanan Publishing, OMFLIT Hiyas, Lampara  and the University of the Philippines Baguio under Corditext Project. She has received multiple recognitions as an illustrator including the 2023 International White Ravens Catalogue and the Catholic Mass Media Awards Finalist for The Perfect Tree written by Glory Moralidad, Children's Choice for Doc Luis Gatmaitan's Palanca awardee story Maselan Ang  Tanong ng Batang si Usman (2020) and more.



Programme dates and times are subject to change.