A passionate performer, Wangari Grace infuses her stories with song, dance, chants and other performance delicacies to create an intimate interaction with her audiences. She has vast experience sharing stories to a variety of platforms in Kenya. She has toured India, Iran, Germany, Sweden, Tanzania and Somaliland telling stories and conducting workshops.
Wangari The Storyteller has been featured in the following festivals:
2022: Under the Aalamaram Storytelling Festival, Chennai – India
2021: Scottish International Storytelling Festival
2021: NBO LitFest by The Book Bunk, Kenya
2021: Sharjah International Narrators Forum, UAE
2021: Chennai International Storytelling Festival, India
2021: National Storytelling Network, USA
2020: Scottish International Storytelling Festival
2020: Rusinga Cultural Festival
2019: Ljungby Storytelling Festival, Sweden
2018: DAMADIKIYA World Storytelling Celebrations, Hyderabad – India
2018: Bhubaneswar Storytelling Festival, Orissa – India
2018: Reimagined Storytelling Festival, Nairobi – Kenya
2017: Hargeysa International Book Fair, Somaliland
2016: International Storytelling Festival, Iran
2015: Storymoja Festival, Kenya
2014: Sigana International Storytelling Festival, Kenya & Storymoja Hay Festival, Kenya
2013: Sigana International Storytelling Festival, Kenya & Storymoja Hay Festival, Kenya.
2012: Sigana International Storytelling Festival, Kenya & Storymoja Hay Festival, Kenya.
2011: Sigana International Storytelling Festival, Kenya
2010: Fabula Storytelling Festival, Sweden.
She has also done storytelling for Television, both for children’s show and general audience programs. She is currently featured weekly on Big Minds program on KBC TV.
She champions reading for pleasure among children and young people, and has authored more than 20 children’s books.