Forest Fables: Animals of Mischief

Forest Fables: Animals of Mischief

24 Nov, Sun
Esplanade Recital Studio
11am & 3pm

India’s myriad folk tales are filled with stories of enchanted creatures, such as the one about the Jackal who declared himself leader of all animals after falling into a vat of indigo dye. And the proud and selfish Hornbill, the dislikeable ruler of all birds, who was tricked into giving his precious crown to the Bulbul.

Forest Fables: Animals of Mischief

From the treasure trove of India’s much loved fables comes two fascinating tales of mischief and trickery, each with lessons for children. Join renowned storyteller Kamini Ramachandran as she narrates the enchanting stories of The Indigo Jackal and The Hornbill and the Bulbul, taken from the Panchatantra and Jataka fables. Enter a captivating world of colour and imagination with Lawrence Koh as he breathes life to these magical stories through a combination of technicoloured sand art and light, while musicians Raghavendran, Kumaran and Serene bring the sounds of the forest alive with their unique musical compositions and soundscapes.

Forest Fables: Animals of Mischief

Performed in English. Suitable for children aged 4 to 8 years old.

(45mins, no intermission)


Package of 2 (1 Adult of at least 16 years of age and 1 child): $25*

*Terms and conditions apply. Kalaa Savings packages do not apply to Forest Fables: Animals of Mischief


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