Chennai Storytelling Festival 2019

 

Thurs 31st Jan, to Sun 10th Feb 2019

 

 

CSF 2019 would be the 7th edition of the Festival.

Documentation of CSF editions 1 to 6 is here.

 

Themes of CSF 2019 are

"Storytelling for Creativity, Teaching, Training, and Healing",

and

"Grandmother Stories (Folktales) about Strong and Clever Girls and Women".

 

 

There is no need to register for the Performances that have no admission fees. 

 

For additional information, and to register for the Workshops and for the Performances that have admission fees:

98403 94282

info@storytellinginstitute.org

 

For all events that have admission fees: seats could also be paid for in cash on-the-spot -- if seats might be available.

 

 

CSF 2019 Schedule

 

1

Thurs 31st Jan, at 5:30pm.

Storytelling Performance.

"Stories about Weaving in Scotland and India",

by Ms Marion Kenny (of Edinburgh, Scotland)

and Ms Deepa Kiran (of Hyderabad),

Location: British Council, 737 Anna Salai.

Admission: Free.

 

2

Fri 1st Feb, at 9:30am.

Inauguration of CSF 2019.

Interactive Talks by Ms Ruth Stotter and Ms Marion Kenny.

Location: World Storytelling Institute, Alwarpet.

Admission: Free.

 

3

Sat 2nd Feb, 10am-12:30pm.

Workshop on "Storytelling and Theatre",

by Ms Diana Tso (of Toronto Canada).

Location: World Storytelling Institute, Alwarpet.

Admission: Rs 500.

 

4

Sat 2nd Feb, 4:30pm.

Storytelling Performances.

 

"Stories about Stories and Storytelling" (45 minutes), by Ms Ruth Stotter (of California, USA).

 

"Chinese-Canadian Monkey Queen meets Indian Monkey King" (60 minutes), by Ms Diana Tso and Ms Rubena Sinha, who often perform together.

 

Location: LS Hall, Loyola College, Sterling Road, Nungambakkam.

Admission: Rs 150.

 

5

Sun 3rd Feb, 10am-12:30pm. 

Workshop on "Storytelling as a Teaching and Educational Tool", by Ms Marion Kenny.

Location: World Storytelling Institute, Alwarpet.

Admission: Rs 500.

 

6

Sun 3rd Feb, at 4:30pm.

Storytelling Performances.

"9 Storytellers" (Tamil language).

Location: Storycorner at Bookmine,

No.1 Tarapore Avenue, Harrington Road.

Admission: Free.

 

7

Mon 4th Feb, 10am-12:30pm.

Workshop on

"Moving Stories: Storytelling and Movement", 

by Ms Rubena Sinha (of Toronto Canada). 

Location: World Storytelling Institute, Alwarpet.

Admission: Rs 500.

 

8

Mon 4th Feb, at 6pm.

Storytelling Performances.

"Open-mic Storytelling by and for Adults". 

One could tell, or just listen.

Today's topic: "I found myself".

Location: Cafe Coffee Day Square,

Khader Nawaz Khan Road, Nungambakkam.

Admission: Rs 150.

 

9

Tues 5th Feb, at 5:30pm.

Storytelling Performance.

"Stories about Female Characters in

Folktales and Epics of Scotland and Ireland",

by Ms Marion Kenny.

Location: British Council, 737 Anna Salai.

Admission: Free.

 

10

Wed 6th Feb, at 7pm.

Videoconference Conversation.

"A Discussion about Storytelling for Creativity,

Teaching, Training, and Healing".  All are invited to join.

Admission: Free.

 

For info: 98403 94282, info@storytellinginstitute.org

 

Links to recordings of similar past videoconferences are here.

 

A 12-page magazine section on the topic of "Storytelling and Videoconferencing," edited by Festival Director Dr Eric, is here.

 

 

11

Thurs 7th Feb, 9:30am-10am.

Inauguration of "CSF 2019 at Loyola College":

a 3-day Festival within a Festival.

 

The following 6 Workshops would be conducted by teams of trainers.  Click on a Workshop title to see a list of some of the activities that might occur in the Workshop.

 

12

Thurs 7th Feb, 10am-12:30pm.

Workshop for College Students,

"Introduction to Storytelling: Storytelling for Organising One's Thoughts, Creativity, and Self-expression".

Location: LS Hall, Loyola College.

 

The only fee for the Workshops for College Students on Thurs 7th Feb would be a Rs 50 Registration fee.  For this fee, students could attend one or both Workshops, and could also attend the Storytelling Performances on this day at 4:30pm.

 

To Register:

98403 94282, info@storytellinginstitute.org

 

13

Thurs 7th Feb, 1:30pm-4pm.

Workshop for College Students:

"Storytelling for Personal and Professional Success: Storytelling for Job Interviews, Project Reports, Making Good Impressions, etc."

Location: LS Hall, Loyola College.

 

14

Thurs 7th Feb, at 4:30pm.

Storytelling Performances.

"7 Storytellers" (English language).

Admission: Rs 150.

Location: LS Hall, Loyola College.

 

 

15

Fri 8th Feb, 10am-12:30pm.

Workshop for Adults:

"Introduction to Storytelling: Storytelling for Organising One's Thoughts, Creativity, and Self-expression".

Location: LS Hall, Loyola College.

 

Admission fee: Rs 500 for one Workshop on this day, Rs 800 for both Workshops on this day.  Rs 1,500 for all 4 Workshops on the 8th and 9th.

One could join via Videoconference (no cost). If interested, please inquire.

 

For additional information and to Register:

98403 94282, info@storytellinginstitute.org

 

16

Fri 8th Feb, 1:30pm-4pm.

Workshop for Adults:

"Storytelling for Teaching-and-learning English Language".

Location: LS Hall, Loyola College.

 

Admission fee: Rs 500 for one Workshop on this day, Rs 800 for both Workshops on this day.

One could join via Videoconference (no cost). If interested, please inquire.

 

17

Fri 8th Feb, at 4:30pm.

Storytelling Performances.

"7 Storytellers" (English language).

Admission: Rs 150.

Location: LS Hall, Loyola College.

 

 

18

Sat 9th Feb, 10am-12:30pm.

Workshop for Adults:

"Storytelling for Teaching-and-learning any Academic Subject".

Location: LS Hall, Loyola College.

 

Admission fee: Rs 500 for one Workshop on this day, Rs 800 for both Workshops on this day.

One could join via Videoconference (no cost). If interested, please inquire.

 

19

Sat 9th Feb, 1:30pm-4pm.

Workshop for Adults:

"Storytelling for Coaching and Counselling".

Location: LS Hall, Loyola College.

 

Admission fee: Rs 500 for one Workshop on this day, Rs 800 for both Workshops on this day. 

One could join via Videoconference (no cost). If interested, please inquire.

 

20

Sat 9th Feb, at 4:30pm.

Storytelling Performances.

"7 Storytellers" (English language).

Admission: Rs 150.

Location: LS Hall, Loyola College.

 

 

21

Sun 10th Feb, 10am-3pm.

"Video Recording session for Storytellers".

Not open to the general public.

Location: a video studio in Anna Nagar.

For info: 98403 94282, eric@storytellinginstitute.org .

 

22

Sun 10th Feb, at 4:30pm.

Storytelling Performances.

"9 Storytellers" (English language).

Admission: Free.

Location: To be announced.

 

 

 

 

There is no need to register for the Performances that have no admission fees. 

 

For additional information, and to register for the Workshops and for the Performances that have admission fees:

98403 94282

info@storytellinginstitute.org

 

For all events that have admission fees: seats could also be paid for in cash on-the-spot -- if seats might be available.

 

 

 

 

Chennai Storytelling Festival 2019 is presented by the World Storytelling Institute in collaboration Chennai Storytellers, Loyola College (Chennai), and numerous other organisations and individuals.

 

 

 

 


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