KENTUCKY (6/2/14) — Kentucky Storytelling Association is pleased to announce Governor Stephen L. Beshear has proclaimed September 8-14, 2014, as Storytelling Week in Kentucky.
Mark your calendars now as the proclamation “urges all Kentuckians to participate in its observance by telling a story, listening to a story, and celebrating the power of storytelling.”
The Proclamation states: “ Storytelling is one of the traditional ways that Kentucky’s elders have taught younger generations about their ancestors, heritage and culture; and Storytelling can be used as an educational tool in any discipline for any age.”
KSA has many resources to assist you in planning a local school or community event, including an annual Storytelling Conference, a Teller Directory, Teller Wanted request form, and Storytelling Calendar which are available online at www.kystory.org.
Kentucky Storytelling Week Sept 8-14 , 2014, is the beginning of an annual event to encourage tellers and listeners of all ages.Plan now to be a part of of Kentucky Storytelling Week.
Information provided by Donna F. Slaton
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