Meeting Teachers and Creators in Depok City
19 Jan 2017 AFCC 2017

Meeting Teachers and Creators in Depok City

The AFCC Board of Advisors met with teachers, principals and educators at the Al Haraki school, during their recent trip to Indonesia from 11 - 13 November 2016. The speech made by our Chairperson, Ms Claire Chiang, is included below. Welcome Good morning, and thank you for the kind welcome that… READ FULL ENTRY

Ms Claire Chiang’s Speech to SCBWI Japan
2 Dec 2015 AFCC 2016 AFCC 2015

Ms Claire Chiang’s Speech to SCBWI Japan

The Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) Board of Advisors recently took a trip to Tokyo, Japan, to meet with various friends and partners who will be appearing and helping out at AFCC 2016. They toured the city and its suburbs and solidified plans for the event. During an AFCC… READ FULL ENTRY

Thank you!
10 Jun 2015 by R Ramachandran AFCC 2015

Thank you!

Dear AFCC Family Members, Thank you for your wholehearted support for the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) 2015. I wish to extend my deepest gratitude to the many wonderful people involved in making this Festival a success. Thank you, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for… READ FULL ENTRY

Writing Children’s Books in Singapore
9 Feb 2015 Opinion

Writing Children’s Books in Singapore

Adeline Foo, one of Singapore's best-selling writers of fiction for young readers, shares her thoughts on how the children's book scene in Singapore has evolved since 2006. Read all about it in the February 2015 issue of the Singapore American newspaper, published by the American… READ FULL ENTRY

2014 AFCC: Indian Focus
1 Jul 2014 by John McKenzie AFCC 2014 Opinion

2014 AFCC: Indian Focus

Leading academic in the field of children's literature in New Zealand, John McKenzie attended the 2014 Asian Festival of Children's Content with the goal in mind to take part in as many Country of Focus panels as possible. These are his thoughts. One of the strengths of the Asian Festival… READ FULL ENTRY

AFCC 2014 Blogosphere Roundup!
14 Jun 2014 AFCC 2014

AFCC 2014 Blogosphere Roundup!

[Image courtesy of David Seow] The 2014 Asian Festival of Children's Content may be over, but there are a bevy of blogs, testimonials, and photographs still to be read, consumed, and enjoyed! We've trawled the Interwebs to bring you some AFCC 2014 experiences and recollections from… READ FULL ENTRY

17 Apr 2014 by John McKenzie AFCC 2014

AFCC is Asian Content

“AFCC is nationality blind, we are interested in Asian Content” says R Ramachandran, executive director, National Book Council of Singapore about the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) 2014 in conversation with John McKenzie (senior lecturer at the University of… READ FULL ENTRY