Bhubaneswar: BhuFeSto – the five days long international storytelling festival was concluded yesterday. Children from 15 schools in the city and their parents turned up in hundreds over the course of the festival to listen to internationally renowned storytellers. this year around 16 storytellers and their troupes from all over the world participated in the festival. This included the likes of Paula Martin from Argentina, Dr. Wajuppa Tossa from Thailand and Sabrina Anastasia from France. Interestingly some of the best storytelling the listeners experienced was by local storytellers from Odisha.
BhuFeSto was organized by Bakul Foundation as a part of .FEST organized by BDA and Odisha Tourism plans to continue next year as an annual festival.