Colour­ing con­test

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - Living -

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

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 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 Star Me­dia Group Bhd is a me­dia part­ner of the event.

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