International Storytelling Festival Singapore 2021
20 June – 11 July at Online
25 – 27 June at The Arts House

Presented by The Storytelling Centre Limited and The Arts HouseStoryFest is an annual festival that celebrates and showcases a variety of styles, repertoire and cultural arts presentations of storytelling from Singapore and around the world.

With the theme ‘ReStory’, StoryFest 2021 – a hybrid festival featuring digital and physical events – invites you to reconnect with familiar routines, faces and places and be inspired to reimagine new stories for your next chapter.

About Message from the Creative Producer

5th May Update: In light of tightened safe management measures, ticket sales for live performances and workshops are paused from today (5 May) until further notice.

As the latest guidelines from NAC cover events from 8 - 30 May, we will not be issuing refunds as yet.

Subscribe to our mailing list and follow us on social media (@storyfestsg) for updates on resumption of ticket sales and any further announcements.

Festival Calendar: Online

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Presentation

The Book of Tales

Digital Picture Book

Sun 20 Jun onwards / Online

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Presentation

Story Talk

Conversations

Sun 20 Jun onwards / Online

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Performance

KL Noir: Magic

Storytelling Series

20 Jun – 11 Jul / Online

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Performance

Awesome Adventures (Online)

Family Showcase

28 Jun – 11 Jul / Online

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Lecture Presentation by Joanna Grace

Introduction to Sensory Stories

Thu 1 Jul, 4:00pm – 5:00pm / Online via Zoom

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Lecture Presentation by Susan Perrow

The Healing Power of Stories

An Introduction to the Use of Therapeutic Stories

Thu 8 Jul, 9:00am – 10:00am / Online via Zoom

Festival Calendar: The Arts House

Friday 25 June

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Performance

Stories From Our Shores

The Young Storytellers Showcase

Fri 25 Jun & Sat 26 Jun , 4:30pm – 5:30pm / Play Den

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Performance

ReStory: Celebrating the Feminine in Folklore – Night 1

The Singapore Showcase

Fri 25 Jun, 8:00pm – 9:30pm / Play Den

Saturday 26 June

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Performance

Stories From Our Shores

The Young Storytellers Showcase

Fri 25 Jun & Sat 26 Jun , 4:30pm – 5:30pm / Play Den

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Workshop by Dr. Edmund Chow

Organisational Crisis and Storytelling

Sat 26 Jun, 10:00am – 4:00pm / Blue Room

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Workshop by Nandini Nagpal

Mindfulness as a Tool for Effective Storytelling

Sat 26 Jun, 11:00am – 1:00pm / Living Room

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Workshop by Artur Akhmetzyanov

Pitching for Laughs

Public Speaking Lessons From Stand-up Comedians

Sat 26 Jun, 2:00pm – 4:00pm / Living Room

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Performance

ReStory: Celebrating the Feminine in Folklore – Night 2

The Singapore Showcase

Sat 26 Jun, 8:00pm – 9:30pm / Play Den

Sunday 27 June

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Workshop by Verena Tay

Telling Stories With Confidence

An Introduction To the Craft of Storytelling

Sun 27 Jun, 10:00am – 4:00pm / Blue Room

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Performance

Awesome Adventures

Family Showcase

Sun 27 Jun, 11:00am – 12:00pm & 3:00pm – 4:00pm / Play Den

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Workshop by Bright Ong

Puppets and Narratives

Sun 27 Jun, 11:00am – 1:00pm & 3:00pm – 5:00pm / Living Room