Journey Through Asia
StoryFest Singapore 2017
Celebrating Asian myths through storytelling with Steve Killick (UK), Jackie Kerin (Australia), Kamini Ramachandran (Singapore).
|Date:||4 Jun 2017|
8:00pm – 9:30pm (10 mins intermission)
|Location:||Play Den, The Arts House|
A celebration of Asian myths, fables and wisdom tales that will enchant and delight. Steve playfully adapts stories of the Buddha’s past lives based on The Jataka Tales. The skilful arts of the great sage Mahosadha will enlighten while shorter fables add a lighter touch to entertain. Through visual kamishibai cards Jackie’s stories travel through Indonesia, Thailand and Japan. Listen as Garuda and the Freedom Bird take flight! Kamini retells Arabian tales of fools, rich Sultans and witty wives.
Suitable for adult audiences 15 years and above.
About the Festival
StoryFest: International Storytelling Festival Singapore showcases the best of storytelling from Singapore and around the world. Presented by The Storytelling Centre Limited and The Arts House, the festival features a variety of performances including family and adult audience shows, workshops and local commissions – a Young Storytellers Mentorship Project Graduation Showcase and Stories for Change showcasing key storytelling and spoken word organisations. 2017 will mark our first edition.