The Calistro Prize is an annual creative writing award for children’s fiction. Join us on Saturday, 17 January 2015 for the Calistro Prize awards ceremony which will be held this year at Pusat Kreativiti Kanak Kanak Tuanku Bainun, 48, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur.
And that’s not all! A whole day of book related events has been planned with something for the whole family.
We have book exhibitions and sales, talks about writing and publishing, readings from local and international authors, art activities and storytelling.
Here’s the full programme:
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Book exhibition and Sales
• Maple Comics
• Gerak Budaya
• Cooray Publishing
• Tables No.1 and 2 Miscel.Authors Open Area – Ongoing event for TTDI community visitors and guests
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Art and Craft Exhibition and Sales
• Doodle Art
• Colouring Contest
• Batik Painting
• Pop Art Open Area Ongoing event for TTDI community visitors and guests
1130 a.m. – 1p.m. • Calisto Prize Awards Ceremony (By invitation or walk-in before 1130am)
• Book Launch for Chris Lin’s Colour Crescendo which won last year’s prize.
• Talk on “Writing Children’s Fiction” by Oon Yeoh, Senior Editor, MPH
• Talk on “E-Publishing” by Sayed Munawar Sayed Mohd.Mustar, CEO Kota Buku and Syed Faiz Al-Shahab, Founder of E Sentral
• Press Conference Function Room Free Admission
1pm-2pm LUNCH Function Room (By invitation only)
2pm-4pm Readings with Sharon Bakar (For Adults)
Mano Maniam, Dina Zaman, Zufar Ismail Zeid, Bernice Chauly, Mamu Veis, John Krich, and Sabah Carrim read from their books and works in progress.
Function Room FREE ADMISSION
Open to invited guests and public
(Facebook page for Readings event here.)
2pm-4pm STORIGAMI with Ummi Sham (For Kids)
Storytelling with paper-folding. 2 hours of interactive and creative fun with experienced storyteller UMMI SHAM. The Dome Free admission for special group of kids from PKKKTB
By coupon only for guests’ kids or public. (Please obtain RM5 coupon from Table 1 at Open area)