#MeetTheStoryteller – Episode 8 Name: Baeletsi Tsatsi From: South Africa *** *** *** Baeletsi, it was such a pleasure meeting you during the 2018 edition of Sigana International Storytelling Festival. How did you get into storytelling? In 2013 a friend of mine, Mahlatsi Mokgonyana invited me to a show he had been invited to. It
Africa has a long tradition of practicing oral storytelling. Stories were told by grandparents and parents around the fireplace for different aims – entertainment, as a way of teaching genealogy, history of the community, to caution, advise among other reasons. There were also griots that were specialized in this art, whose trade was telling stories.
Prague is simply stunning. The capital of Czech, it is a city beautified by amazing medieval architecture, numerous nature parks, theatre spaces and a cultural diversity. The country itself is only 10 million people strong. Like a clock that clock reverses back in time, the city gives a kind of perfect relaxation and artistic inspiration
Wangari the Storyteller was the featured performer at Kenya National Library Kids Book Club on July 15, 2017. The Kenya National Library Service is a body of the Government of Kenya established to develop, promote, establish and equip libraries in the East African nation. One of the most iconic of the libraries on its books