THERE will be plenty to entertain the young ones at BookFest@Malaysia this year by the Popular Group.
One of the highlights will be the Read More, Malaysia... Embrace The World colouring competition on June 30, open to children aged five to 12.
Participants will be divided into two categories: Category A for ages five to eight, and Category B for ages nine to 12. The first, second and third place winners will receive RM400, RM300, and RM200 respectively from Staedtler and gift vouchers from Popular. Consolation prizes worth RM100 will also be given to 20 participants.
To participate, pay RM8 and obtain registration forms at selected Popular outlets before June 16. For more information, go to bit.ly/bfmcc17.
Meanwhile, the Kiddo Paradise carnival will be held on June 27 and 28. Open to children aged four to 12, the event will feature game stations such as Art Designs, Get Creative, Wonders Of Science and Fun Learning Workshop.
Passes for the event can be redeemed for RM5 at selected Popular outlets or at the BookFest. The event is limited to 300 participants per day on a first-come-first-serve basis. For more inquiries, go to http://bit.ly/ kiddobfm17 or call 03-9179-6146.
BookFest@Malaysia 2017 will be on daily, from 10am to 10pm, from June 24 to July 2 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Admission is with purchase of the BookFest catalogue at RM2.50 per entry or RM10 for multiple entries over the nine days. Catalogues are available at all Popular and Harris bookstore outlets nationwide and will also be sold at the event’s entrance. Entrance is free for students 18 years old and below and for senior citizens aged 60 and above. For more information, visit facebook.com/BookFestMalaysia. Star Media Group Bhd is a media partner of the event.