Fairytales for Grown Ups [398.2 Storytelling Festival 2021]

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library@esplanade - Open Stage

8 Raffles Avenue #03-01

Singapore, 039802

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398.2 Storytelling Festival 2021 is back with exciting, new sessions! Be enchanted by these fascinating fairy tales and folktales.

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The new normal may be a damper on our spirits but 398.2 Storytelling Festival 2021 is here to put a smile on your face. Fairytales and folktales are not just for children; if you would like a respite from reality, register for our sessions and be amazed by our talented storytellers.

Stay till the end of the session to receive a special surprise, courtesy of Storytelling Association (Singapore)! Here’s a little hint: it can serve for some boundless fun and bring out the storyteller in you! Come on down and get yours now!

This festival is brought to you by Storytelling Association (Singapore) and Public Libraries Singapore.This programme is for adults.

Please note that this programme will be livestreamed to Zoom participants. 

Theme: Fairytales for Grown Ups                    

A bed of thorns, a lover from the depths of the ocean, and a vampilicious Red Riding Hood. These are not the usual fairy tales you are familiar with. Come a little closer and listen to twisted tales spun with darker threads and told from altered angles. Beware. Everything is not as it seems.

About the Storytellers

Louisa Ong

Louisa has performed in New York and Singapore to children and adult audiences. She specializes in Kamishibai stories for children and she is a Professional Member of the Storytelling Association, Singapore.

Helen Tan

Helen, a school counsellor and professional storyteller, enjoys telling stories for all ages--ranging from pre-schoolers to adults. She uses stories to heal, inspire and motivate her listeners.

Priti Modyiyer

Priti is an enthusiastic and engaging storyteller. She tells stories in her workshops, libraries, schools and at storytelling festivals. She loves that stories create joy and healing as well as inspire change.

Verena Tay

Verena is a storyteller, writer, editor and theatre practitioner. She has published two collections of short stories and four volumes of plays.

Krupa Vinayagamoorthy

Krupa is the consulting director of FEAST. She enjoys humorous stories and has been part of 398.2 Festival (2018, 2019 ,2020), Story Carnival (2017, 2018 ,2019) and NLB's Saturday Storytime.

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library@esplanade - Open Stage

8 Raffles Avenue #03-01

Singapore, 039802

Singapore

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The National Library Board (NLB) manages a network of 27 public libraries, the National Library and the National Archives of Singapore. NLB promotes reading, learning and information literacy by providing a trusted, accessible and globally-connected library and information service through the National Library and a comprehensive network of Public Libraries.

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