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      AFCC 2019 MASTERCLASS - FUN译: TRANSLATING CHILDREN'S BOOKS FROM CHINESE TO ENGLISH in Singapore


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      September 8, 2019

      Sunday  10:00 AM

      , 100 Victoria Street
      Singapore, Singapore

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      AFCC 2019 MASTERCLASS - FUN译: TRANSLATING CHILDREN'S BOOKS FROM CHINESE TO ENGLISH

      FUN译: TRANSLATING CHILDREN'S BOOKS FROM CHINESE TO ENGLISH Led by award-winning translator Helen Wang, this masterclass provides participants with a hands-on opportunity to translate children's books from Chinese to English. Participants will get to explore different ways of telling the same story by looking at language and content. An exercise in flexibility and creativity, experimentation is highly encouraged for this session! About Helen Wang: Helen Wang translates Chinese children’s books into English. In 2017 she won the Marsh Christian Award for Children’s Literature in Translation Award, and the Chen Bochui Special Contribution Award. Ticketing information:  The 'AFCC 2019 LECTURE - FUN译: TRANSLATING CHILDREN'S BOOKS FROM CHINESE TO ENGLISH' ticket entitles the ticket holder admission into the above-mentioned lecture only. Tickets to lectures and other festival programmes are sold separately. Please see below for ticketing links. Enjoy a 30% group discount with a minimum purchase of 5 tickets. Festival Pass holders enjoy 40% off AFCC Lecture and Masterclass tickets. Promotional code is provided in the Festival Pass purchase confirmation email. (The Festival Pass discount applies to regular ticket prices only).  Sitting at sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis. Other AFCC 2019 Festival Passes and tickets for purchase are: 1 DAY PASS 2 DAY PASS (5 & 6 SEPTEMBER), 2 DAY PASS (6 & 7 SEPTEMBER) 3 DAY PASS ALL ACCESS PASS Lecture - THE IMPORTANCE OF INDIGENOUS AND MINORITY REPRESENTATION by Lisa Charleyboy Lecture - WHY ADULTS REFUSE TO ADMIT RACIST CONTENT IN THE CHILDREN'S BOOKS THEY LOVE by Philip Nel Lecture - BEING A TRANSLATOR: CRAZY BUT TRUE by Helen Wang Masterclass - THE EDITING PROCESS: HOW TO PERFECT YOUR BOOK NOW AND WHAT TO EXPECT FROM YOUR EDITOR LATER by Sara Sargent Masterclass - CREATING NON-FICTION BOOKS FOR TODAY'S DIGITAL AGE by Lisa Charleyboy Masterclass - STORIES, STYLE AND SUBSTANCE: ILLUSTRATING CHILDREN'S BOOKS by Aldy Aguirre THE 117-STOREY TREEHOUSE by Andy Griffiths 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. Sign up for our e-newsletter here for updates on AFCC and on other Singapore Book Council events. Like and follow us on our Facebook page for festival updates. 

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