Of Haughty Princesses and Wise Fools – Europe meets Syria”.

Europe Direct
Event Information

Date: 16 Jun 2016
Time: 9:45 am - 12:45 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Blanchardstown Library
Location: Blanchardstown Library

Event Description

Once upon a time . . . Our folktales reflect our culture, our dreams and our hopes. Join German storyteller Simone Schuemmelfeder and Irish teller Michael Phelan on a journey through European and Syrian folktales.

Listen to tales of wise fools, enchanted princesses and, in a time when it is needed most, tales of hospitality. What is different in our folktales, what is similar? What can we learn from each other and from the tales our people told over many years?

Accompanied by their charming hand-puppets, Simone and Michael weave magic with their words and bring old tales alive in this storytelling and puppetry show.

3 classes of primary school children from schools in Dublin 15 have been invited to attend this event on 16 June 2016.