SHARJAH, The 18th edition of the Sharjah International Narrators Forum, SINF, an event for storytellers, performers, narrators and experts from different countries commenced today on a grand note in the presence of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, at Sharjah Expo Centre.
The three-day event celebrates storytelling at its most magical, running under the theme ‘Fairy Tales’.
After a speech by Dr. Abdulaziz Al Musallam, Chairman of Sharjah Institute for Heritage and Chairman of the Supreme Committee � SINF, the opening ceremony showcased a documentary film on the evolution of the Forum and a toastmaster’s speech.
“It is a pleasure to be able to host the eighteenth edition of The Sharjah International Narrators Forum. The event this year is inspired by fairy tale characters who have made storytelling journey a classic archetype of entertainment and information through the centuries. With several activities in place for the next few days, we are confident that participants and visitors will have an opportunity to experience a world of fantasy, in addition to celebrating the storytelling spirit, global influence and the great work of some our most well-known storytellers,” said Dr. Al Musallam.
Weaving song, music and story together, SINF will unfold several distinct programmes in the next few days including solo plays, seminars, round table discussions, workshops, testimonies and much more.
Dedicated to helping the creative professionals celebrate the convergence of storytelling, SINF is a great opportunity for storytellers, narrators and authors from all over the world at every level, to explore, discover and learn about the intricacies of storytelling.
Source: Emirates News Agency