Singapore International Storytelling Festival 2012

PRESS RELEASE

The Singapore International Storytelling Festival is a unique gathering of people that explores the many manifestations of storytelling. Be enthralled by some of the best kept secrets of traditional Asian storytelling. Expect exhilarating and unique dramatic performances of different cultural origins, enriching workshops and an intensive masterclass.

Asian Congress of Storytellers

1 – 2 Sep / 9.30am – 5pm / The Arts House

Passes: $350, $250, $200

The ACS is Asia’s premier meeting of the best storytelling talents and facilitators in the industry. Be a part of the thirteenth congress with keynotes and workshops, and stay updated with the world of storytelling.

 

Performances:

 

Monkey King: Journey to the West

31 Aug / 7.30pm – 9.30pm / The Arts House

$25 (Adult), $10 (Child, 7 – 12 years)

by Diane Wolkstein & Jeff Greene

 

 

Asian Stories

1, 2 Sep / 2pm – 3pm / The Arts House

$10 (Adult 16+)

by Professional Members from the Storytelling Association, (Singapore)

 

International Storytellers Showcase

1, 2, 4 Sep / 7.30pm – 9.30pm / Play Den,

The Arts House

$20 (Adult), $10 (Child, 7 – 12 years)

by Joe Harawira, Shinoharu Tatekawa,

Peter Chand, Rajashree Tope,

Diane Wolkstein & Jeff Greene,

Made Taro

A Tribute to Lee Dai Sor*

4 Sep / 7.30pm – 8.30pm / Screening Room,

The Arts House

$15 (Adult 16+)

By Lee Swee Har & Chan Wai Han

*Performed in Cantonese with English interpretation.

 

Rakugo*

5 Sep / 8pm – 9:30pm / Living Room,

The Arts House

$25 (Adult 16+)

by Shinoharu Tatekawa

*Performed in Japanese

 

 

Masterclass – Storytelling: Content and Technique*

3 Sep / 10am – 5pm / Living Room, The Arts House

$220

by Diane Wolkstein

 

*For storytellers with prior experience

For more information or to register, visit www.bookcouncil.sg/sisf

Contact:

Celine Chow / Festival Manager

[email protected]

6848 8290