[email protected] 2019 Is Happening At Suntec Convention Centre From 6 To 15 Dec

Imagine a POPULAR bookstore, except expanded to fit 6 halls at Suntec Convention Centre and with numerous discounts on items ranging from books and stationery to IT gadgets.

BookFest is the largest and – judging by the crowds each year – an immensely popular book and stationery fair in Singapore. This year’s fair will run from 6 to 15 Dec at halls 401 to 406.

Expect not only exclusive discounts on items, but also meet & greets and 3 lucky draws with cash, real gold and prizes worth more than $20,000.

Books, stationery and IT gadgets

Books, including the latest bestsellers, will go at a 20% discount. Under their anniversary deals, you can snag popular items like Disney Frozen Mini Collector’s Tin (UP $14.90), Paw Patrol Storybook Collection (UP $24.90) and The Art of the Good Life (UP $19.94) for just $9.50 each.

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You’ll also be able to mix and match items from stationery, Toys Neverland and Titbits Carnival to enjoy bulk discounts. Plus, to encourage your kid’s creativity, Staedtler’s Brush Letter Duo and Double Ended Fabric Pens will be going for $10 each (UP $12.90 – $16.90 each).

There will also be daily specials with up to 70% off regular prices. Here are some deals to keep an eye out for.

Logitech M238 Marvel Mouse – $12.90 (UP $35)

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Samsonite Backpacks – $69-$229 (UP $150-$339)

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1TB WD My Passport Portable Storage (Blue) – $49 (UP $109)

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JBL Free X Truly Wireless Earphones – $99 (UP $249)

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3M Polarising Task Lights – $95 – $263.20 (UP $149 – $329)*

*Get a free Tefal So Chef Pan worth $45.90 with every purchase

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Mala Chicken Skin – 2 for $9.80 (UP: $5.90)

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Colour Changing Backpack – $69.90 (UP $99.90)

Backpack changes colour when exposed to heat

Meet & Greet with storybook characters & local DJs

There’ll be tons of fun to be had for the younger ones too. Meet and greet sessions will be held throughout the fair. Characters include the adorable animals from Sylvanian Families and the adventurous mouse Geronimo Stilton. Even Pikachu is poking its head in

BookFest 2018

Meet and greet timeslots:

  • Sylvanian Families (7 Dec, 5.30pm-6.30pm)
  • Geronimo Stilton (8 Dec, 1pm-2pm)
  • Dogman (9 Dec, 2.30pm-4pm)
  • Pikachu (14 Dec, 1pm-2pm)

Also livening up the stage will be popular local personalities like Mark Lee and Chen Biyu (7 Dec, 2pm-4pm) and Leelian Chua and Dennis Chew (14 Dec, 4.30pm-6.30pm).

Lucky draws with prizes totalling more than $20,000

No mega-sale event is quite complete without a lucky draw.

There will be 3 different lucky draws:

1.The WIN-WIN Lucky Draw
Draw Date: 8 Dec 2019
Prizes: $600 – $2,000 cash (totalling $10,000)
Number of winners: 10
How to enter: purchase a WIN-WIN notebook between 6 and 8 Dec to earn 1 lucky draw chance

2. The Gadgets & IT Lucky Draw
Draw Date: ​14 Dec 2019
Prizes​: $500 cash or Ogawa My Sofa Massage Chair
Number of winners​: 4 (cash) + 1 (massage chair)
How to enter​: Spend $30 on IT items from 6 Dec to earn 1 lucky draw chance

3. The Grand Draw
Draw Date: ​15 Dec 2019
Prizes​: Real gold from ​PAMP ​worth a total of $10,000
Number of winners​: 10
How to enter​: Spend a minimum of $120 for 1 lucky draw chance

From pictures of the fair last year, you can probably expect a huge turnout. That means, things are going to be snapped up really quickly. So plan your days ahead and get there early.

Crowd at BookFest 2018

When​: 6 – 15 Dec 2019

Where​: Suntec Convention Centre, Halls 401 – 406

For more information about the [email protected] 2019, visit ​here​.

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