Kamishibai Story Crafting

Kamini is Resident Storyteller for Octoburst 2014 at The Esplanade

Storytelling performance & workshop for parent-and-child

Date: 5 Oct 2014

2.30pm - 4.00pm

Location: The Bay Room
The Esplanade

Kamini Ramachandran is Resident Storyteller at The Esplanade for Octoburst! A Children's Day Festival.

Recommended for children aged 4 – 8 (1hr 30mins, with breaks)

Gather around and listen closely as master storyteller Kamini Ramachandran weaves tales of wonder and magic through the Japanese art of kamishibai, a visual form of storytelling. After the storytelling session, take on the role of a storyteller for the day. Children and their adults will get a chance to illustrate their own story by making kamishibai story cards and also spin their own fantastical tale. 

About the Artist
Kamini is the co-founder of MoonShadow Stories, a storytelling partnership focused on reviving the oral tradition in Singapore. She is also a founding member of the Storytelling Association (Singapore) and Artistic Director for the annual Singapore International Storytelling Festival. Recently, Kamini represented Singapore at the Alden Biesen International Storytelling Festival 2014. Kamini is also responsible for organising World Storytelling Day in Singapore since 2005.