AFCC Exhibitions Are Ongoing Till 29 Sep!

27 Aug - 29 Sep | 10.00am - 9.00pm
Central Public Library, Programme Zone, B1 | Map | Free

Do you miss AFCC 2019 already? Fret not, AFCC’s exhibitions are still ongoing! Don't miss the AFCC 10 Wall, Book Illustrators Gallery and Gif Challenge at the library!

In celebration of the 10th edition of AFCC, the AFCC 10 wall features the milestones that the festival has accomplished over the past 10 years. AFCC 10 features the best in Asian children’s literature regionally, representing AFCC and its journey through these years.

The Book Illustrators Gallery (BIG) showcases close to 70 picture book illustrations by artists from Singapore, Iran, France and 12 other countries.
 The Gif Challenge is the first of its kind, and it showcases works of the 10 shortlisted candidates who created gifs based on children's picture books of featured authors at AFCC. 

Relive some of your fondest memories at the festival on our Facebook page and Instagram

The Gif Challenge
Created by: Rabiatul Adawiyah Binte Misle 
Created by: Lim Xin Jie 

Congratulations to Rabiatul Adawiyah Binte Misle for winning the first ever Gif Challenge at AFCC! The awards were given out at a prize giving ceremony on the second night of AFCC. The full list of winner and runners up are as follows:

Rabiatul Adawiyah Binte Misle 
Gif adapted from picture book Murphy See How You Shine by Chen Wei Teng

Runner-up, Student Category:
Gif adapted from Elephant Monkey Patridge translated by Dr. Min Le Yi (Myanmar)

Amanda Teo 
Gif adapted from Bronze and Sunflower by Cao Wenxuan, Meilo So (China)

Bore Adele Genevieve Agnes 
Gif adapted from Murphy See How You Shine by Chen Wei Teng

Runner up, Open Category:
Lim Xin Jie 
Gif adapted from Bronze and Sunflower by Cao Wenxuan, Meilo So (China)


SPBA 2019

Congratulations to Vu Thuy Ngoc Ha for winning the Scholastic Picture Book Awards 2019 and the runners-up! Authors and illustrators of the seven shortlisted manuscripts were acknowledged at Celebrating Our Stars, a special event at AFCC 2019. 

1st Prize:
The Girl on the Roof and the Boy on the Beach by Vu Thuy Ngoc Ha, Vietnam

1st Runner-up:
Orang & Hutan by Joo Hong Low, Singapore

2nd Runner-up:
My Grandfather's Rojak by Emily Lim and Alycia Teo, Singapore

(Pictures from top to bottom: The Girl on the Roof and the Boy on the Beach, Orang & Hutan and My Grandfather's Rojak)

Celebrate International Translation Day!

Translation or Re-Creation? How Should We Translate Poetry?
29 Sep | 3pm – 5.00pm
Potato Productions | Map | Free Admission

Speaker: Nazry Bahrawi

Ever wanted to enjoy poetry in multiple languages? Ever wondered how to best translate poetry without losing its substance?

Join us for a sharing session with Nazry Bahrawi to discuss translation tips and tools for translating poetry. This session will be conducted in English and co-hosted with Jala.


Translation Roundtable: #NameThe Translator
30 Sep | 7pm – 8.30pm
SBC Training Room | Free Admission*

Speakers: Mohamed Imran Mohamed Taib, Sithuraj Ponraj, Yeo Wei Wei, Yu Yan Chen, Zulfadli 'Big' Rashid
Moderator: Annaliza Bakri

Come celebrate International Translation Day with the Book Council! Don’t miss this roundtable discussion where a group of translators working in the various languages will share about their experiences, and why it is important to recognise the role of translators. 

Join us for this informal tête-à-tête over wine and cheese. This event is co-developed with Annaliza Bakri.

*We welcome donations at the door. As a nonprofit, we rely heavily on donations to help us organise our programmes.

SBC Academy Workshops

Write Engaging Copy: How To Improve Your Copywriting Skills
23 Oct | 9.30am - 5.30pm
SBC Training Room | $350 (exc. ticketing fee)

Facilitator: Rachel Maund

Mundane copies? Tired adjectives? If you are searching for ideas to run an engaging marketing campaign, join Rachel Maund in this fun workshop!

Boost Your Email Marketing
24 Oct | 9.30am - 5.30pm
SBC Training Room | $350 (exc. ticketing fee)

Facilitator: Rachel Maund

Join industry expert Rachel Maund and explore various ways to promote e-news services, and get your readers hooked on your email marketing content!
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Singapore Book Council (SBC) is a charity founded in 1968. Our mission is to Build Our Imagine-nation by developing creativity, imagination and original thought through writing, reading, illustration and storytelling. We organise literary arts festivals, training workshops and give out awards to recognise excellence in the field.
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