Shanti-Chi Vizions est. 2009
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Griot Chinyere and the Nne Agwu Afrakan Storytelling Retreat 2020
Young 5 year old prince giving thanks for the
Nne Agwu Afrakan Storytelling Retreat 2020
Nne Agwu is a 4-day family storytelling festival to inspire the creative well-being of the melanin rich UK communities and support the evolution of the oral tradition of storytelling.
Nne Agwu run innovative workshops and master classes for community participants and emerging storytellers/ artists respectively. We provide a safe space to try out and develop new work. There will be an emphasis on using modern day events to create contemporary folktales.
The aim of the Nne Agwu Afrakan Storytelling Festival is to:
*promote our culture and celebrate the artistry of our storytelling.
*create new stories for the genre and provide a platform nurturing the talents of our professional storytellers.
*reconnect with the natural environment and develop our creative well-being.
* Create an Afrakan storytelling village on the landscape of Britain.
This year we honour: Buchi Emecheta with an opening ceremony curated in collaboration with her son Sylvester Onwordi. We will have her books on sale and run legacy workshops in her name.
Inspire visions with the oral traditions!
promote, preserve and celebrate the ancient oral traditions of storytelling
Get out of the box and into the vision!
We also have a range of exciting outdoor programs, activities and workshops for everyone to get involved in: Join The Free Spirit Ramblers monthly walk. We provide a creative space where we come together to full joy community, and express ourselves freely, learning new things and embarking on new challenges, whether that be as a family, school or organisation, in a museum, forest or prison block. Our programs are designed to ignite creativity and explore a plethora of subjects, they are flexible and can be tailored to meet your needs.