Live from Jonesborough, TN, October 5th at 20:00 PT (04:00 GMT)
Captured Footage from the Event
"America is rediscovering the
magic of storytelling,"
"Jonesborough is the seat of a|
storytelling renaissance . . . "
Now you can hear critically-acclaimed storytellers from across the land as
they share the stage during this once-upon-a-time event. Treat yourself to
unforgettable tales told by the National Storytelling Association's Circle
of Excellence Award recipients, master tellers who have set exceptional
standards in storytelling performances. Listen as exciting new tellers
expand the bounds of the storytelling revival. Never again will this
ensemble of unique voices be gathered together for such a historic event.
Jimmy Neil Smith
| Festival Introduction|
Only the National Storytelling Festival--the nation's oldest and most dynamic storytelling event--could bring together this remarkable chorus of nationally-recognized performers. Only here can you experience storytelling at its best and most magical. Join us as America's most talented tale tellers celebrate this historic event--the 25th anniversary of the National Storytelling Festival.
|Not every experience makes a good story, but if it does, the experience will be remembered long after the facts fade. The tale spinners share their views on what makes a good story work.
|Twenty-Four gifted tale tellers participated in this years event, leaving their audience spellbound with tales of ghosts, folklore, & mystery. We are proud to present captured footage from 5 of them for you here.|
|"The Unofficial Storytellers" gather in Courthouse Square to enthrall the crowds with thier tales. This get-together is not sanctioned but has grown in popularity over the years.|
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