Puppet Alert!!! Frankie’s Latest Festival Creations (Pics)

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Dear friends,

here are some of the latest puppets that Frankie’s been working on. Most of them will have their debut at the Wayang World Puppet Carnival (Jakarta) and the International Puppetry Festival 2013 Bandung in Indonesia next week. In the mean time, here’s a sneak peek for those of you who might not be able to make it to Indonesia:

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First Version

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Frankie at the International Puppetry Festival 2013, Bandung (Indonesia)

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Hi friends,

Frankie and team will be performing alongside artists like the Sydney Puppet Theatre (Australia), Cengiz Ozek Shadow Theatre (Turkey) and Pohaci Studio Bandung (Indonesia) at the International Puppetry Festival 2013 in Bandung, Indonesia on 12 – 13 September. His performance will be on the 13th (Friday) at 10am at the Padjadjaran University in Bandung. If you’re in the area, do drop by! (Click on the image above to see the schedule of the performances.)

Just to sum things up for the next two weeks: he will be performing in Jakarta at the Wayang World Puppet Carnival on 4 September at 6pm (please click here for the updated Festival calendar), followed by the performance in Bandung on the 13th. There will lots of other performances and artists from all over the world as well. Hope to see some of you there!

 

This trip is presented with the kind support of the National Arts Council (Singapore), Singapore International Foundation and Lee Foundation Singapore. 

With special thanks to: 

          

Frankie at the National Young Leaders’ Day – Primary Edition (VIDEO)

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Hi friends,

Frankie will be speaking next Thursday at the National Young Leaders’ Day (Primary Edition). The event was postponed due to the haze in Singapore, but it’s all systems go for next Thursday. Information and details can be found below, but do watch the fantastic video above that the folks at Halogen Foundation produced (or click HERE)!

National Young Leaders’ Day 2013 – Primary Edition

(Designed for Upper Primary School students)

Date: 29 August 2013, Thursday

Time: 8.30am to 1.00pm (Registration starts at 8.00am)

Cost: $16 per student, with 1 complimentary Teacher pass per 20 students

For more details, please visit our event page: http://www.halogen.sg/nyld/?page_id=1021

Enquiries: Please contact Ivy at ivy@halogenfoundation.org

Among our 4 guest speakers, they include:

Frankie on Knockout Carnival Episode 7 with Sheikh Haikel and Vernetta Lopez

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Hi friends, you can catch Frankie on Knockout Carnival Episode 7 with hosts Sheikh Haikel and Vernetta Lopez on demand at xinmsn HERE (or click the long-form URL below this paragraph). Frankie was invited to be a guest mentor for this programme that was broadcast on Okto Channel recently. He had a great time with the team of talents on the show, and Sheikh and Vernetta had their go at puppetry with some of Frankie’s hand puppets as well.

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