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St. John’s Storytelling Festival kicks off next week

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  Come hear many a yarn told at The 2018 St. John’s Storytelling Festival, coming to the capital on October 9 until the 14. Started in 2003, the festival stems storytelling circle that gathers once a month. “It’s my understanding that the festival came from a group of people who were passionate  abou oral storytelling,” said festival administrator, Kailey Bryan. “We welcome tellers from all over. We have had people who just moved to Newfoundland and have personal life stories. There are many different storytelling practices and cultures.” Though the festival is held in St. John’s and it focuses on preserving and promoting Newfoundland and Labrador traditional stories, as well as many new modern forms of expressing stories. SJSF 2017…

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