At the National Library on January 18, winners of the National Library and Information System Authority’s (NALIS) Spot a Christmas Tree competition, received their prizes of product hampers courtesy Nestle Trinidad.
The competition was held during NALIS’ 13th Annual Celebrity Tale-A-Thon - Christmas Edition, which premiered on December 19 via the organisation’s Facebook page and YouTube channel and subsequently shown on television. As the name of the competition suggests, viewers were invited to indicate the number of times the stylised Christmas tree appeared on the screen during the programme. Those who counted correctly or came close without going over, were awarded prizes.
The winners were: Sheranna Gittens, Anaya Nandlal, Colin Gittens, Monifa Cudjoe and Yaisa Hilaire. On hand to make the presentation to the winners were Triston Palmer, Nestle’s Brand Activation Manager and Debbie Goodman, NALIS’ Manager, Corporate Communications. Palmer said that Nestle for the second consecutive year, was thrilled to sponsor the competition held during the grand storytelling event, aimed at promoting the reading habit, the oral tradition, and vocabulary and listening skills.
Among the featured storytellers participating in the 2021 NALIS Celebrity Tale-A-Thon – Christmas Edition, were Her Excellency, Paula Mae Weekes, President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; the Honourable Symon de Nobriga, Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister – Communications; media personalities, James Saunders, Jadee Sellier, Lisa Wickham, Karen Cozier Phillip and Seigonie Mohammed; reigning Groovy Soco Monarch, Jesse Stewart (College Boy Jesse), actor Anand Lawkaran and Coryn Clarke, five year old author.