Upcoming! Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC) organised by National Book Council of Singapore (NBDCS) and the Arts House.
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6 – 9 May 2010, Singapore
The inaugural Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC), is the first of its kind ever in the region. Join experts from around the world as they debate, discuss and chart new ways on how we can look at ourselves, our heritage and draw out treasures which we never knew before, as they share and imagine a new world for children and youth.
Organised by The Arts House and National Book Development Council of Singapore, the Festival will feature conferences, forums, workshops on writing and multi-media industry for children’s content.
The following events will be held as part of AFCC:
1. ASIAN CHILDREN’S WRITERS & ILLUSTRATORS CONFERENCE, 6-8 May 2010
The Asian Children’s Writers and Illustrators Conference (ACWIC) celebrates children’s books and media, promotes the writing, publication and production as well as access to Asian Children’s content worldwide. ACWIC actively fosters the exchange of ideas and presents enormous networking and learning opportunities for established and budding professionals in the region.
Target Audience: Writers, illustrators, pre-school and primary school teachers, publishers, librarians, literary agents, distributors and retailers, translators, technology solution providers to the industry and other media professionals
2. ASIAN CHILDREN’S PUBLISHERS SYMPOSIUM, 8 May 2010
The Asian Children’s Publishers Symposium consist of workshops from leading players within the industry, interactive panel discussions led by professionals, all designed to foster knowledge, learning and strategies for building a successful children’s publishing industry.
Target Audience: Publishers, book and media distributors and retailers
3. ASIAN PRIMARY & PRESCHOOL TEACHERS CONGRESS, 8 May 2010
The Asian Primary & Preschool Teachers Congress will collectively provide an overview of comprehensive literacy instruction and showcase its best practices to educators, teachers and parents to help bridge the gap between theory and practice. Congress Directors: Dr. Chitra Shegar and Dr. Susan Harris-Sharples
Target Audience: Primary, preschool and kindergarten teachers and parents.
The Asian Parents Forum workshops offer opportunities for parents, and interested individuals to get professional advice, support and information on quality content, children’s growing pains, creative experience and potential so that each participant can become more confident and competent in managing the reading habits and learning needs of their children.
4. ASIAN PARENTS FORUM, 9 May 2010
Target Audience: Primary, preschool and kindergarten teachers and parents
10% discount for members of Singapore Book Publishers Association,
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, and International
School Libraries Network. Not applicable for Workshops and One-on-Ones.
All information is correct at time of update. Please refer to afcc.com.sg for more information.