NALIS will host its thirteenth Annual Celebrity Tale-A-Thon on Sunday December 19 from 3:00 pm via its Facebook page and YouTube Channel. Among this year’s featured storytellers are Her Excellency, Paula-Mae Weekes, ORTT, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; the Honourable Symon de Nobriga, Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister; actor, Anand Lawkaran, popularly known for his portrayals in the films, Green Days by the River and Bazodee; media personalities: Lisa Wickham, Karen Cozier-Phillip and Seigonie Mohammed; College Boy Jesse, reigning Groovy Soca Monarch 2020 and Coryn Clarke, five year old author.
Dubbed the Celebrity Tale-A-Thon – Christmas Edition, the event promises to be entertaining and educational. Also included in the programme will be a captivating baking segment with Natasha Laggan, founder of Trini Cooking with Natasha, a craft session with Natoya Charles, Library Assistant I, NALIS and Parang performances by Amantes de Parranda.
Viewers can also look forward to participating in fun activities which will be held during the virtual programme to win hampers courtesy Nestle Trinidad and Tobago Limited.
The Celebrity Tale-A-Thon is one of NALIS’ signature events. This grand storytelling event seeks to foster a love for reading, promote listening, vocabulary and comprehension skills and the oral tradition. Since the pandemic, this is the second year the programme will be featured online.
The 2021 edition of the NALIS Celebrity Tale-A-Thon is being sponsored by Republic Bank Limited, The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited and Kiss Baking Company Limited.
Everyone is invited to watch via NALIS’ corporate Facebook page and YouTube Channel (@NALISTT). Visit NALIS’ Facebook page at facebook.com/NALISTT to learn more.