WEEFESTIVAL

May 17 to 24, 2021

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WEEFESTIVAL

May 17 to 24, 2021

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THE FESTIVAL

The WeeFestival of Arts & Culture for Early Years is dedicated to the presentation of inspiring theatre and performing arts created especially for children 0-6 years and their families. The festival curates a dynamic and culturally diverse program of productions from around the world and across the country from leading companies and artists specializing in this field. This year, the festival is online for children 3 years + and their families.

AUDIO STORY: YASSAMA ET LA CABASSE AUX CAURIS

Once upon a time in a not so distant past, somewhere in a village in a land far away there lived a young girl named Yassama.”

Yassama and the Beaded Calabash is the story of a young girl who, with the help of the old Baobab tree, saves her village from drought and delivers a powerful lesson about the importance of respecting and honouring Mother Earth. THE ENGLISH VERSION OF THIS AUDIO STORY IS AVAILABLE HERE.

Written by Lua Shayenne
Dramaturgy by Lynda Hill
Music by Cécé Haba
Audio Version Directed by Lynda Hill
Audio Production by James Roy

Yassama and the Beaded Calabash was commissioned and developed with the support of the WeeFestival and Théâtre français de Toronto.

Co-presented with the WeeFestival.

SCHOOL REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU. 

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