|Jumaini Ariff is a children’s book author and a prominent storyteller in the Singapore Malay literary scene. She is known for her unique persona; ‘Nek Selampit’ and has participated in numerous national language and cultural campaigns as well as local and international storytelling festivals. ‘Nek Selampit’ is highly energetic and is able to enthral audiences both young and old with her performances. She champions Asian folktales, fables and legends in the Malay language.
Through STORYSCRIBBLERS, a business which she founded in 2015, Jumaini and her team provide fun and engaging language programmes based on the books she has authored, speech and drama and storytelling workshops for primary and secondary students. In 2017, Jumaini became the first storyteller to be recognised for her efforts in reviving the love towards Malay Language and was appointed as a Malay Language Ambassador/Duta Bahasa Singapura. Since then, she has worked with various institutions to pique the interest of pre-school and primary school children in Malay through the art of storytelling.
|“A good story can take you on a fantastic journey” – Walt Disney|
|My other (AEP) Arts Education Programmes
Bengkel Ekspresi Diri Melalui Penceritaan V 2.0/ Express
Bengkel Jaguh Cerita/ Mighty Tellers Storytelling
|If you would like to book me for a performance or to conduct a workshop, please use the Storyteller Request form.|