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38th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival

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Presented by Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival and Hillsborough County - Public Library Cooperative and Arts Council of Hillsborough County at Robert W. Saunders Library, Tampa FL

Apr 21 2018
38th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival

Come travel with us on “Enchanting Voyages” through the stories and performances of Nationally/Internationally renowned storyteller/artist, Kuniko Yamamoto.   Kuniko performs her stories and legends from her native country of Japan using a unique style of storytelling, often incorporating magical masks, origami, musical instruments, and mime into her performances.  Kuniko will be on hand at the 38th Annual Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival along with lots of youth storytellers, state and local adult storytellers, strolling characters and performers.  Many other activities will happen throughout the day, including a Storybook Character Parade,  Story Arts and Crafts,  Balloon twisting, Face Painting, A Scholastic Book Fair, and fun, fun, fun!.

In its 38th year, the Tampa-Hillsborough County Storytelling Festival has the distinction of being The longest continuous running storytelling festival that features young people as the primary storytellers.  Storytelling training and workshops have been happening at schools, and libraries throughout the Tampa-Hillsborough County area.  The young tellers have been learning many stories to tell at this big annual special event.   You won’t want to miss it!  Lots of fun for the entire family!


“Free Admission”


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  • Kuniko Yamamoto


Robert W. Saunders Library

1505 North Nebraska Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620


On site


    • Wheelchair Access

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