Wednesday, February 22, 2017

A Storyteller Reads by Kamini Ramachandran

Today I’m glad to write about A Storyteller Reads, a very interesting initiative by the storyteller Kamini Ramachandran inside her channel about MoonShadow Stories.
From the description: 'A Storyteller Reads' is a video series showcasing translated works by Singapore writers. The six five-minute-long videos feature storyteller Kamini Ramachandran performing the English translations of selected Malay, Tamil and Chinese poetry and prose, as well as bilingual readings in Malay and English.
I think that’s a very important and useful way to share storytelling around the world. I also add that this is so urgent, today, to find a way for knowing and understanding better each other.

I believe that telling and listening stories is the perfect way.
Translation is a power, a friend told me long ago and moreover in these days we must use it.
About MoonShadow Stories, it is Singapore's premiere storytelling entity co-founded by Ramachandran in 2004, with the aim of promoting the lost art of the oral narrative tradition. MoonShadow Stories strongly believes that if we can re-introduce the beauty and wonder of storytelling to adults, then children will benefit. Hence, we were the pioneer contemporary storytellers in Singapore to spearhead storytelling for adults.

Other information about Kamini Ramachandran.

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