World Story Telling Day 2012
The Magic Tree
One Coin - Riddle Tale
Draw N Tell & Paper Cutting Stories
Once upon a time ...
Princess Firefly seeks a husband
World Storytelling Day Logo courtesy of Mats Rhenman
A full house!
Rabbit decides to visit Aunty up on the hill ...
With kind support from The Arts House
With kind support from the National Arts Council of Singapore
What is the name of the magic tree?
Little tortoise came to the rescue
Draw N Tell Story
Audience holding up their animal props!
The wooden puppets who took over the village!
Paper cutting story ... pure magic
Secrets Shared ... storytelling for adults
Kamini & Verena
Bani Haykal ... sound artist extraordinaire
Stories and music
A celebration of storytelling
The Programmes for the day ...

World Storytelling Day 2012

Stories Day & Night: Celebrating 2012 World Storytelling Day

Come free your imagination and nourish your spirit! MoonShadow Stories and The Arts House invites you to an intimate and exclusive afternoon and evening of oral storytelling for children and adults as part of its commemoration of International World Storytelling Day (held each year during the Spring Equinox).

Date: 17 Mar 2012

The Story Tree: 3.00-4.00pm

Crafty Tales: 4.30-5.30pm

Secrets Shared: 8.00-10.00pm

Location: The Story Tree & Crafty Tales:
The Screening Room
Secrets Shared: Blue Room

The Arts House,
No: 1 Old Parliament Lane, 179429 Singapore

The Story Tree & Crafty Tales:
Child: S$10 (4-12 years)
Adult: S$15 (ages 13 years and above)

Secrets Shared: S$25 (ages 16 years and above)


Stories Day and Night (2012) follows from our first storytelling marathon conducted in 2010. For 2012, we have tales for the young, the young-at-heart, and mature listeners in three different programmes held back-to-back. In addition this year for the first time, we will encourage the audience during the evening show to share their own stories and celebrate the joy of communicating with others. So come enter our realm of story and we guarantee you a most engaging and heart-warming experience!

Storytelling Performances for Families & Children

Calling all children, big and small! Mums, Dads, Grandparents and all! Join MoonShadow Stories as we celebrate World Storytelling Day 2012 with exciting storytelling performances!

Come listen to stories from around the world that you can participate in. Travel with us to a time when animals talked and tricksters ruled. Join us for riddle stories that the whole family can solve and stories that show you how to craft a piece of art. There will also be something special for young ones to take home to remind them to keep on sharing stories.

The Story Tree 3.00pm - 4.00pm

The Story Tree will feature stories of animals, magic and wit that will bring young ones closer to nature. This session is recommended for children ages 4 to 6 years.

Booking / Tickets:  

Crafty Tales 4.30pm - 5.30pm

Crafty Tales will feature stories involving movement, paper-cutting and riddles to thrill. This session is recommended for children ages 7 to 9 years.

Booking / Tickets:

Storytelling Performance for Adult Audiences

Secrets Shared: Ancient & Modern Tales Revealed 8.00pm - 10.00pm

Do you have a secret?

If yes, join MoonShadow Stories for an evening of storytelling that reveals secrets from the realm of story. Listen closely as we caution you about supernatural forces as old as the jungles, surprise you with scandalizing tales of adultery and seduction, and advise you with ancient wisdom on how to live life in the modern world. Join Kamini and Verena as they celebrate the art of storytelling with tales selected especially for adult audiences.

Some secrets to share….

For the first time, MoonShadow Stories will be collaborating with sound artist and poet, Bani Haykal, to create a magical soundscape that will be an integral part of the storytelling experience.

To add to our celebration of World Storytelling Day 2012, MoonShadow Stories will invite and facilitate you, the audience, to share your secret stories with each other after the storytelling performance is over.

For an enchanting and unusual Saturday evening experience, come down to The Arts House, journey along with us to the realm of story and bring along your secrets to share!

Suitable for ages 16 years and above

Bookings / Tickets:

With kind support from The Arts House and National Arts Council of Singapore

Story Reference/s

Just One Coin (Kashmir)
The Magic Tree (Africa)