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Storytelling

Aesop
semi-legendary fabulist of ancient Greece. [Gk. Lit.: Harvey, 10]
Münchäusen
Baron traveler grossly embellishes his experiences. [Ger. Lit.: Harvey, 565]
Mother Goose
originally a fictitious nursery rhyme spinner from Perrault, later a Bostonian authoress. [Fr. Lit.: Brewer Handbook, 732]
Odysseus
wily teller of tales. [Gk. Legend: Odyssey]
Ovid
(Publius Ovidius Naso, 43 B.C.—A.D. 17) great storyteller of classical mythology. [Rom. Lit.: Zimmerman, 187]
Remus, Uncle
narrator of animal tales in Old South. [Am. Lit.: Nights with Uncle Remus]
Sandy
told endless tales as she and Boss traveled. [Am. Lit.: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court]
Scheherazade
forestalls her execution with 1,001 tales. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
Watson, Dr. John H.
chronicles Sherlock Holmes’s cases. [Br. Lit.: Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes]
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During an interview with the Star, Akech Masika, the director of Misango Arts Ensemble, said the purpose of holding the festival is to help students in their academics, enable them to appreciate the art of storytelling and enhance their creativity.
He especially emphasized on the power of inspirational storytelling to create win- win situation for the storyteller and the audience.
PHOTO| AUGUSTINE SANG| NATION MEDIA GROUPBesides storytelling, the show also featured a series of 55 thought-provoking questions on the progress made ever since Kenya attained independence under the Twitter hashtag #55Questions4Kenya.
However, a designated showcase day is suggested for Wednesday, November 7, with schools and community groups encouraged to hold events on this date and showcase their work online with the hashtag #GrowingStories Community groups can also apply for a PS75 subsidy towards the booking of a storyteller from Scotland's Directory of Storytellers in order to run a storytelling event.
It was attended by record-high 168 students aged 7 to 12, accompanied by 21 teachers as their storytelling coaches, from 13 schools in Metro Manila, Cavite and Rizal provinces.
'The Persian style of storytelling was evolved from the great empire of Akbar and with the unordinary increasing interest in the people of Lucknow, storytelling was officially started in Urdu language on regular basis,' Fawad Khan added.
Fawad Khan further added that after the boom of electronic and social media, the possibility of live storytelling is slim but it should be revived and promoted by our media.
Paola Balbi, famed Italian storyteller as well as pioneer of the Stortyelling Revival and artistic director of the International Storytelling Festival in Rome, told XPRESS, "In the local tradition, Bedouin people had an amazing repertoire of stories.
The grownup storytelling in an 18th Century working watermill - Shepshed Watermill - will feature a talk by Nell Phoenix, from 7.30pm to 9pm.