PROGRAMME DETAILS

The Trouble With Names...

The Trouble With Names...

Storytelling

DATE / TIME

2 Nov, Sat 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
45mins

VENUE

The Arts House, SWF POP Stage
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Free Event

LANGUAGE

This session is in multiple languages

DESCRIPTION

Travel with Nek Selampit to a time when first born children were given unusually long names. Join the folktale storyteller in chanting names, acting out parts of the story, and creating bookmarks in this interactive storytelling session.

This session is in Malay and English and is recommended for ages 4 to 8.

FEATURING

Nek Selampit

Singapore

Jumaini Ariff is a children's books author, a Malay language ambassador, and a prominent storyteller known as "Nek Selampit". She has participated in numerous national language and cultural campaigns as well as international storytelling festivals. Jumaini is head of Storyscribblers, a literary based company that celebrates stories and storytelling through creative programmes.

Jumaini Ariff merupakan seorang penulis buku kanak-kanak, duta bahasa Melayu dan pencerita yang dikenali sebagai ‘Nek Selampit’. Dia aktif dalam pelbagai kempen bahasa dan budaya di peringkat nasional, dan festival bercerita antarabangsa. Melalui perusahaannya ‘Storyscribblers’; Jumaini mengendalikan program-program yang menarik dan berkualiti tinggi berdasarkan cerita dan penceritaan.