Stories to stir the soul

By Erica Choong

November 2010 FEATURE
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Penang’s teachers and children were given a much-needed reminder in September that telling and listening to stories are fantastically stimulating for the imagination, when an international storytelling festival was held there. Let’s hope there will be a sequel. " People are waking up to the power of storytelling. It was something that was always there, but got buried for a while in our rush towards modernity." - Sheila Wee.Malaysia witnessed its first ever storytelling festival on September 18, 2010 at the...

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Erica Choong

is a new addition to SERI, contributing her time before pursuing a degree in Economics in the University of Melbourne, Australia.