Every Saturday during the month of April, the KFC Bocas Children’s Storytelling caravan goes around the country treating children to some of the best, most anticipated storytelling events for 6-15 year old.
Star storytellers, Auntie Thea, Lylah Persad, Miguel Browne, Kurtis Gross, Dara Healy and Thelma Perkins are back on the road, from Couva and Mayaro, to Port Fortin and Port of Spain, via Chaguanas, San Fernando, Arima and Sangre Grande.
According to director of the children’s festival, Danielle Delon, “storytelling is our way of helping children to discover the joys of what lies between the covers of books—wonderful stories.
Festival founder, Marina Salandy Brown, added, the storytelling workshops and all the other events offered for children during April are nothing but a feast for their imaginations.”
Eight thousand copies of Children’s Stories from the Bocas Lit Fest 2011 have been distributed by KFC to children, schools and children’s libraries over the last year. The 2012 stories will be published weekly in the Sunday Junior Express for the next fourteen weeks. To register for the 2013 storytelling workshops in your area visit:
www.kfc-tt.com or see www.bocaslitfest.com.