AFCC 2018 Public Programme | Exploring SPACE through Picture Book "Three, Two, One...Zoom!" (Malay)


The Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) 2018 returns this year from 6 - 8 September at the National Library Building.

The premier festival in the region for writers, illustrators, translators, publishers and industry professionals working with Asian children’s books, AFCC will mark the theme “Imagine-Asia” with Singapore as the Country of Focus. Award-winning writer Suchen Christine Lim will give the Children’s Lecture, while we pay tribute to the pioneer illustrator Kwan Shan Mei with an exhibition of her iconic books.

Visit afcc.com.sg for more information on the festival.


Exploring SPACE through Picture Book "Three, Two, One...Zoom!" [Malay]

"Exploring Space can be great FUN if you have the right picture book to spark your child’s interest! In this workshop, participants will be treated to a myriad of hands-on activities that will ignite the space explorer in you and the BEST part about it is you don’t have to book a ticket to the Moon to do it!

Penerokaan angkasa lepas akan menjadi seronok sekiranya ada buku bergambar yang sesuai sebagai pencetus minat anak anda! Di dalam bengkel ini, para peserta akan melakukan pelbagai aktiviti ‘hand-on’ yang akan menimbulkan minat untuk menjadi seorang peneroka angkasa lepas. Yang pasti, anda tidak perlu menempah tiket untuk ke Bulan untuk turut serta!

This event is a AFCC 2018 public programme.


About The Speakers

Jumaini Ariff

Jumaini Ariff is a prominent storyteller in the local literary scene with unique crafted personas such as "Aunty Ju" and "Nek Selampit" which has been part of numerous national campaigns since 2014.

She is also the founder of "STORYSCRIBBLERS" in 2015 - a literary-based company which provides high quality, fun and engaging language programmes. She is also a strong advocate for professional development and conducts storytelling skills training workshops for educators which is accredited by Early Childhood Development Authority (ECDA) and SkillsFuture Singapore.

Jumaini holds a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and is currently pursuing a degree in Malay Language and Literature as well as a Specialist Diploma in Arts Education.


About the Asian Festival of Children's Content

The Asian Festival of Children's Content (AFCC) is a one-of-a-kind festival that aims to promote and celebrate the creation, development, and appreciation of quality Asian content for children. The Singapore Book Council has been organising the Asian Children's Writers and Illustrators Conference since 2000.

Leveraging on the success of this conference. it has since expanded to become a premier regional event that brings together esteemed local and international talents including writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, distributors, as well as parents and children.

Now in its 9th year running, the SBC is committed to expanding AFCC to boost its capacity, outreach and overall impact. At its maximum potential, AFCC can influence and impact the educational growth and development of approximately two billion children in Asia.

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Sat Sep 8, 2018
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM SGT
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National Library Building
General Admission FULL
Venue Address
100 Victoria St, Singapore 188064 Singapore
Singapore Book Council