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AFCC 2019 BRAS BASAH LITERARY TRAIL

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NATIONAL LIBRARY BUILDING

100 Victoria Street

Singapore, 188064

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BRAS BASAH LITERARY TRAIL

Join award-winning poet Dr Tan Chee Lay as he takes you on a literary journey through the Bras Basah.Bugis precinct, home to many of Singapore’s museums, historical monuments and cultural landmarks.

During the 90-minute trail, participants will get to explore independent bookstores in the area and enjoy intimate poetry readings by Dr Tan along the way. The trail begins at the National Library Building and includes the newly-revamped Raffles Hotel, an iconic 19th century building with a rich literary heritage.

The Bras Basah Literary Trail covers the following locations:

  1. National Library Building

  2. Bras Basah Complex

  3. Maha Yu Yi

  4. Xinhua Cultural

  5. City Book Room

  6. Raffles Hotel

This programme is presented by the Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC). The trail will be conducted in English and Mandarin.

About the facilitator:

Dr Tan Chee Lay is an Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological University, and is the Deputy Executive Director of the Singapore Centre for Chinese Language. He has a Ph.D. in Oriental Studies from Cambridge University. An award-winning writer, he has published over 20 creative writing and scholarly books.

Ticketing information:

  • Tickets to other festival programmes are sold separately. Please see below for ticketing links.

  • This is a rain or shine event

  • As limited slots are available, registration is required*

  • Children below 7 years of age do not require tickets. Children between ages 7 to 12 are eligible for subsidised tickets at $5 each

  • All ticket sales are final; requests for exchanges and refunds will not be entertained


*If you are an AFCC ticket holder, please key in the promo code before selecting your ticket.

Please email any questions to programmes@bookcouncil.sg

Other AFCC 2019 Festival Passes and tickets for purchase are:

Cancellation:

Once sold, tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

About The Asian Festival of Children’s Content (AFCC):

AFCC is an annual festival that celebrates and aims to promote the creation, development and appreciation of quality Asian content for children and young adults. Organised by the Singapore Book Council, the festival comprises presentations, panels, masterclasses, lectures and workshops, for literary practitioners and enthusiasts alike.

It is a unique event in Asia that provides an opportunity for academics, writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, agents, distributors, parents, teachers, and librarians to meet, learn, hone their craft, and develop cross-cultural collaborations.

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Date and Time

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NATIONAL LIBRARY BUILDING

100 Victoria Street

Singapore, 188064

Singapore

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Refund Policy

No Refunds

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