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Event: Edmonton Storytelling Festival

Where: Multiple Venues, Old Strathcona, Edmonton
When: May 25-30, 2017

The annual Edmonton Storytelling Festival is a mix of school programs, storytelling workshops, daytime sets, a young tellers showcase, a Story Slam and a main stage performance or concert, all centered around stories and storytelling. Tellers from across Canada perform. As a guest of the festival you experience storytelling in its breadth and depth — its diversity of stories, venues, audiences and presentation styles. During the Story Slam, professional and burgeoning storytellers and writers performer 5 minute true(ish) stories with no notes. You, the audience, pick the winner. The Story and Song Concert is performed by a keynote teller who tells an epic tale in story and song. And the workshops for storytellers teach the craft and tricks of storytelling. The 2017 theme is “150 Golden Threads”.

Latest update: 2017

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