Opened 23 Jun 2013
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
A re-telling of Arab folktales for modern times. Interactive event. Includes free food! Age 8+ An inventive retelling of familiar fables that echo today's events in the Arab World. Award-winning international storytellers Alia AlZougbi and Ammar Haj Ahmad present exciting new writing playfully constructed around ancient tales. Prepare to be spellbound by stories and sketches filled with humour and intrigue that bring old wisdom to modern day events. Inspired by recent events in the Arab world, familiar folktales unfold to reveal people's transformation in the face of oppression. Inspiring and surprising. This interactive event is both intergenerational and cross-cultural.