Long, Long Ago... But Not in Singapore
Electric New Paper (Singapore)
November 23, 2004
The newly launched Asean Stories Project has set out to record stories from the region, but so far on their
website there's only one Singapore myth - that of Sang Nila Utama seeing a lion on the island and naming it Singapura.
Ms Persis Wong, 22, the main co-ordinator of the initiative, said: "Through the generations, our legends and stories could have been buried. It's time to revive them."
Another storytelling initiative is the
Great Singapore Stories, a day dedicated to celebrating stories and storytelling to the entire nation.
education, storytelling festivals
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