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Korean & World Folk Tales

"LIFE IS A WONDERFUL JOURNEY FULL OF STORIES. ALL THE STORIES ARE TREASURES. THAT’S WHY THE WORLD IS FULL OF TREASURES. AS A STORYTELLER I TRAVEL ALL AROUND THE WORLD AS A TREASURE HUNTER. COLLECTING STORIES IS ONE OF MY FAVORITES."

Seungh Ah has been a performing storyteller since 2007. Seung Ah has entertained audiences across the globe and was the first contemporary professional storyteller from Korea to perform in Canada at the annual Toronto Storytelling Festival. She was also the first ever featured Korean storyteller at Singapore’s International Storytelling Festival 2014 and at the International Storytelling Festival in Rome and Balzano (2015 and 2016). She was also invited to give workshops and presentations at various academic institutions, companies, and festivals including: Samsung, NamSeoul University, Kyung Hee University, Hanguk University of Foreign Studies; University of Incheon and Gyeongju Culture EXPO (South Korea), 2015 Singapore international Storytelling Festival (Singapore), Raccontamiunastoria (Italy), The “Mythos” Center for the Study and Dissemination of Myths and Folktales (Greece).

These are the famous stories told by Seung Ah in her own version and loved by listeners of international storytelling festivals in Canada, Singapore, Greece, Italy, Malaysia, & more. 

Her Song of Love 
The Snake Bridegroom
Catching Tigers With a Greased Puppy
The Tiger and the Dried Persimmon

 

Themes focused in some of her stories: 

 

TIGER – TIGER Stories from Korean Folk Tales

LOVE – LOVE Stories from Korean Folk Tales

BUDDHISM – BUDDHISM Stories from Korean Folk Tales

SHAMAN – SHAMAN Stories from Korean Folk Tales

CONFUCIANISM – CONFUCUIANISM Stories from Korean Folk Tales

FOOD – FOOD Stories from Korean Folk Tales

SILLY – SILLY Stories from Korean Folk Tales

SPOOKY & SUPERSTITION – SPOOKY Stories from Korean Folk Tales

MOTHERS – Korean MOTHERS! They were great!

GOOD LUCK – GOOD LUCK Stories from Korean Folk Tales

CHRISTMAS – CHRISTMAS Stories from Korea