Storytelling in Schools

Each year, Brazos Valley Worldfest invites a cultural storyteller to our community to offer presentations at Bryan/College Station schools (public, private or homeschool).

This year, we have 2 opportunities for a storyteller to visit your classroom!

The first opportunity is from The Flying Balakaika Brothers on October 25-26.  —THESE PERFORMANCES ARE FULLY BOOKED!

This year our performance offering will be a high-energy musical performance highlighting Russia.   The Flying Balakaika Brothers will bring Russian music to your students while sharing the following elements:  Cultural Awareness, Music Appreciation, STEM, STIM and more!  The Flying Balakaika Brothers are on the Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster.  Check out their school performance video at

Sign up your school to have a performance today!

The second opportunity is from the African Safari Program with Elizabeth Kahura on Friday, November 16th.

Elizabeth offers an educational and inspiring program that brings out the feeling of Africa through music, performing arts, storytelling literature and audience participation.   Elizabeth is also on the Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Roster.  Check out her website for more details at

  • 45 minute performance
  • NO CHARGE to have her visit your school!
  • We will be offering 3-4 performance opportunities that day
  • Schedule your date soon before the spaces fill up!
  • Deadline to sign up is November 1.


If you are interested in a performance in your classroom or school, please email contactus[@] to schedule.

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