Five traditional fables get brought to life through traditional shadow puppetry by the Hunan Puppet and Shadow Art Protection and Inheritance Center.
In a battle of wits between a crane and a tortoise, who will emerge the eventual winner? How does a bear save his monkey friend who is trapped in a bell? Ever wondered what happens when three mice discover a barrel full of oil?
These are just some of the fables you will find in this performance taking place during Moonfest – A Mid Autumn Celebration at The Esplanade. Let your children learn important life values such as friendship and humility through these humorous and witty fables.
Recommended for children aged 5 to 9. 1hr, no intermission. Performed in Mandarin with English subtitles, free-seating.
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5 Sep 2014, Fri, 10.30 am & 2 pm
6 & 7 Sep 2014, Sat & Sun, 2 pm & 6 pm
Venue: Esplanade Theatre Studio
Ticket Price: $18
Moonfest Special: 10% savings^ for 2 or more tickets
^Limited tickets applicable across all Moonfest shows except for concession/school special tickets, workshops and ticket categories marked with * and **. Not applicable on SISTIC mobile channel.
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Moonfest – A Mid Autumn Celebration
5 to 8 September 2014, at Esplanade Theatres On the Bay.
Now, stand a chance to win one set of four tickets to watch The Cat Who Grew Fat and Other Fables at the Esplanade Theatre Studio. Simply watch the video below and submit your answer to a simple question to get a chance to win:
Four tickets to the 7 September, 2 pm show
Esplanade Theatre Studio
Watch the video below and submit your answer to the question below by 31 August 2014 to take part in the “The Cat Who Grew Fat and Other Fables Giveaway”.
This contest is closed.
Terms and Conditions
1. This Contest is open only to residents of Singapore. Entrants under the age of thirteen (13) years old must seek parental and/or guardian consent before participating in the Contest.
2. The Contest is valid from 22 to 31 Aug 2014.
3. There will be one winner receiving a set of four tickets to the 7 Sept 2014, Sunday, 2 pm performance of The Cat Who Grew Fat and Other Fables.
4. All entries must be received before 23:59 hours on 31 Aug 2014.
5. Representatives of Little Day Out will pick the Contest winners for the relevant tickets from eligible entries on the dates listed in scheduled table. No correspondence will be entertained about Little Day Out’s decision.
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7. Little Day Out reserves the right to disqualify all entries that do not meet the rules and regulations of the Contest. These include entries submitted with invalid or incorrect information.
8. Entry to the Contest commences on 22 Aug 2014 and closes on 31 Aug 2014 (“closing date”). Entries must be completed in full and made in the manner specified by the closing date. Failure to do so will disqualify the entry.
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