Asian Treasure Bag of Stories

Eth-Noh-Tec with co-founders Nancy Wang and Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo have create a blend of storytelling using movement, musical and rhythmic language and dramatic gestures.  In this show, they are also joined by one of their students, Riko Takata.  Together they perform the wonderful messages found in traditional Asian Folk Tales and Myths.  Their stories are not only fun, but also have important messages for today.  As you listen to these stories see if you can find what lesson they're trying to pass on!

Join us on Zoom
Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 11-11:35AM PST


Automatic live captioning available in the Zoom meeting.


Opening intro "Storytelling with Eth-Noh-Tec"
Running Time: 22 sec
First Story: "Cleverness..."
(Folk tale from India with ENT Ensemble)
Running Time: 5 min, 39 sec
Second Story: "Ox and Three Meals a Day"
(Chinese folk tale/ Lunar NY Ox theme, with Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo, solo)
Running Time: 6 min, 33 sec
Cultural Activity 1: Robert demonstrates the dramatic use of "Ditze" a Chinese flute; Nancy joins him and together they offer some theatrical improvisation games that children can do at home.
Running Time: 4 min, 37 sec
Third Story & Cultural Activity 2: Robert & Nancy demonstrate Filipino costume "Tobaw and Malong"
Running Time: 5 min, 3 sec
...followed by "Seven Silly Fellows" (Filipino Fok tale with Eth-Noh-Tec)
Running Time: 9 min, 11 sec
Signing Off: Robert mentions who we are, visit website, etc.
Running time: 45 sec
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 32 min, 9 sec
January 16, 2021 at 11:00am - 11:35am