A storytelling relay, organized by the Municipality of Athens Culture, Sport and Youth department and the non-profit organization “Fairy Tales & Myths on Centaurus’ back”, will take place in various places around the city of Athens from January 14th to March 4th.

The 4th Storytelling Relay is a pre-event to the 5th Storytelling Festival titled “Athens … A City of Tales 2018“, that will take place in Athens from March 18th to 24th in the context of the World Storytelling Day (March 20). This year’s festival theme is “Wise Fools“.
Participation is free.

The program

Sunday 14 January 12.00-13.00

“From the writer’s mouth to the heart’s edge …”

Stories for children over 6 years old told by the “Weavers of fairy tales” (M.Apiranitou, A. Yankou and L. Sougia)

Where: Children’s Adolescent Library – Park for the Child and Culture

Sunday 21 January 12.00-13.00

“Stories with lumberjacks and parks for pelf”

Stories for children over 5 years old, narrated by Thodoris Indas

Where: Infants’ Library – Park for the Child and Culture

Saturday 27 January 12.00-13.00

“Stories from when the animals spoke …”

Stories for children over 5 years old, told by the Red Thread group “(A. Kapsomenakis, K. Kokkoris, F. Koliarakis, E. Kouvari and E. Levendakis)

Where: Museum of Folk Art & Tradition “Angeliki Hatzimichali”

Sunday 28 January 12.00-13.00

“A dream dripped, gave birth to a fairy tale”

Stories for children over 6 years old, told by “Paramoretoperamata” (A. Kontorouda, K. Linardatos, I. Fokos and E. Hatzakis)

Museum of Folk Art & Tradition “Angeliki Hatzimichali”

Sunday 4 February 12.00-13.00

“A bunch of fairy tales”

Stories for children of over 5 years old, told by the Paramythathos group (D. Mallis and P. Moulas)

Music: D. Mallis – K. Aktypis

Where: Larissis Station Children’s Library

Saturday 3 March 12.00-13.00

“With a bean and a chickpea, listen for the why in the fairy tale!”

Stories for children of over 6 years old, told by the Red Thread team (A. Kapsomenakis, K. Kokkoris, F. Koliarakis, E. Kouvaris and E. Leventakis)

Where: Museum of Folk Art & Tradition “Angeliki Hatzimichali”

Sunday 4 March 12.00-13.00

“Through the fairy tales’ breath”

Stories for children of over 6 years of age told by Dimitris B. Prousalis

Where: Museum of Folk Art & Tradition “Angeliki Hatzimichali”

Addresses

  • Infants’ Library and Adolescents’ Library – Park for Child and Culture (Lampsa & Trifyllias streets, Ampelokipi, Tel.: 210 882 9735
  • Larissis Station Childrens’ Library (2 Domokou street, Tel.: 210 881 0884
  • Museum of Folk Art & Tradition “Angeliki Hatzimichali” (6 Angeliki Chatzimichali street, Plaka, Tel. : 210 324 3972, 210 324 3987).