Philippine Children’s Book Summit: Laging Bago ang Mundo ng Libro
On July 22, 2017, the National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) are organizing the Philippine Children’s Book Summit in celebration of National Children’s Book Day.
The biennial literary summit aims to create a platform for discourse on the different issues of creating and promoting children’s content in the country.
This year’s summit, themed Laging Bago ang Mundo ng Libro, will be held at GT Toyota Asian Center, University of the Philippines-Diliman from 8:00am to 6:00pm.
The Philippine Children’s Book Summit is open to teachers, educators, students, readers, children’s literature enthusiasts, and aspiring artists and writers. Kindly refer below for the programme or visit booksphilippines.gov.ph.
Flor Marie Sta. Romana Cruz
Speech to be read by NBDB Executive Director Jerry Tizon
|8:30-10:00||Plenary Talk on the Rights Trade
|10:20-11:20||Concurrent Session 1
Beyond Picture Books: Writing for Young adults
Speakers: Dean Francis Alfar and Eliza Victoria
Moderator: Tarie Sabido
|Concurrent Session 2
Children’s Literature in the Regions
Speakers: Padmapani Perez, Michael Jude Tumamac, and Noel de Leon
Moderator: Victor Villanueva
|11:25-12:25||Concurrent Session 3
Ikuwento sa Bata: Pagsasalaysay ng Kasaysayan at ng mga Kuwentong Radikal
Speakers: Eugene Evasco and Daniel Tayona
Moderator: Karina Bolasco
|Concurrent Session 4
Building a Reading Community
Speakers: Ar. William Ti, Jr. and Ryan Homan
Moderator: Emily Abrera
|1:35-3:00||Plenary Talk on Illustrating
|3:30-5:30||Concurrent Workshop 1
Comic Book Making Workshop
Facilitator: Mervin Malonzo
Moderator: Ruben de Jesus
|Concurrent Workshop 1
Facilitators: Rey Bufi and Glory Moralidad
Moderator: Nina Lim-Yuson
Chair, Philippine Board on Books for Young People
Admission to the event is free.
Register at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more details, visit the NBDB (www.facebook.com/nbdb.phil/) and PBBY (www.facebook.com/ThePhilippineBoardOnBooksForYoungPeople) Facebook pages.