Second Annual Italian Storytelling Festival

Pictures from the Second Annual Italian Storytelling Festival, held on February 21st, 2011 by the English Montreal School Board (EMSB) Pedagogical Services at Le Chateaubriand in Rivière des Prairies. Providing opening remarks at this year’s event was EMSB Deputy Director General Roma Medwid as well as Regional Director Marzia Michielli. Emceeing this year’s event was Mario Tirelli, retired Director General of the EMSB and special guests included Pasquale Iacobacci, a guest storyteller and Console Antonio Poletti, the Italian Consul in Montreal. Sonia Benedetto also provided a beautiful rendition in Italian of Elton John’s “Circle of Life” as an interlude between stories. For more pictures, please visit: