FEAST Annual Anthology

The most awaited jewel. Every year our members put together an anthology of Asian folktales. All members are welcome to apply. These anthologies are written in "tellable" format as we hope it will be a valuable resource for storytellers. We are quite proud that we produced our first E book in 2020, thanks to COVID-19. FEAST has produced 3 books till date

  • A FEAST of Stories (2018) Food tales
  • Royals - Wise and Otherwise (2019) Tales of royalty
  • Hiss Roar Squeak ! (2020) Animal tales, an E-book
This year FEAST has planned another e-Book. To know more details check here.

Story swaps

To know the full schedule for 2021 please click here.

  • Peer coaching swaps (MEMBER ONLY)

will let members have a space to practice work in progress (WIP) stories where they can receive coaching from fellow members in a safe and encouraging environment

  • Special guest coaching swaps (MEMBER ONLY)

are sessions that interested members can sign up for to receive coaching from an experienced guest coach. This session will be a paid session for participating member tellers, free for the audience members

  • Open story swaps
are open to all. They  give our members an opportunity to be showcased on an international platform. These will be themed story swaps and polls on our  Facebook group (FEAST Connect) will cbe used tochoose our themes.


Webinar

Webinars are conducted by experienced professional storytellers. To see what upcoming webinars we have please visit our Events page.

These practical and informative online sessions deal with a wide variety of issues related to specific aspects of telling. They usually last between 75-90 minutes, and for members cost only $5 (all prices quoted for FEAST are in Singapore dollars, unless otherwise stated). You can join in the live session, which usually starts at 7.30pm Singapore time (GMT+8hours) or you can view the recorded session afterwards in your own time. (The recording is edited and posted as an unlisted video on Youtube and all registrants receive the link.)

Do visit our shop (FEAST Online Store) where you will find details of the recordings of our previous webinars and I’m sure you will find some that are of great interest to you, which you can also pay to view (for $5 per webinar.)

*Actually eight times to ten times a year, depends on the plan for the year.

FEAST Fest - The FEAST Festival 2021

Perhaps the biggest announcement we had was the introduction of a FEAST Online Festival for 2021. While we are disheartened that we will be unable to meet our members at the annual conference this year. All things considered, we realise the need to take a safe and practical approach. To Apply for the FEAST FEST click here.

FEAST TownHall

Our first ever and successful Town Hall meeting was held on 22nd January 2021. The town hall is a space where we listen to the feedback from members, understand their suggestions and share the future plans of FEAST. It also helps reiterating the mission and vision of FEAST and making sure it aligns with the  aspirations of our members as well.

    Conference THE STORYTELLERS’ CONFERENCE

    This is the highlight of our year (2018 Singapore; 2019 Bangalore; 2020 Jakarta( postponed due to COVID )). It’s two wonderful days packed full of enriching workshops, performances, story-swaps and the chance to make friends/reconnect with tellers who share your passion.

    FEAST grants

    We have a grant to offer this year(2021) to enable collaborations with traditional artists/ storytellers. Apply here

    Mentorship

    3 mentorship programmes for 2021 focussing on

    • Performance in Museums and Heritage centers

    • Storytelling in Special Needs classrooms

    • Beginner Adult Showcase performances

    To apply for the mentorship programs , visit - Mentorship Application page


    SPECIAL  INTEREST GROUPS  (SIG)

    FEAST welcomed its first special interest group on 24th  July 2020. Special Interest groups are  a way to further enhance  FEAST’s objectives of promoting and supporting storytellers. We look forward to seeing other interest groups emerging in FEAST. If there are at least 8 – 10 members keen to actively support the proposal, then we believe the interest group is viable and it’s over to you.

    FEAST  Podcast (SIG) - The Story Wok

    FEAST will release a pilot project podcast. This podcast - Story Wok will be produced by FEAST members with an Asian focus. The Story Wok will be released in March 2021 in conjunction  “World Storytelling Day”.

    FEAST  India Chapter (SIG) - FIC

    If you wish to join the FEAST India Chapter - sign up here. The latest project of the FIC involves creating a recipie book of Covid Cooking - RECIPOSTORY. Learn how you can contribute here.

    2020 FEAST  MILESTONES


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