Jeeva Raghunath

Jeeva Raghunath started telling stories when she was 5 and has been evolving her story world ever since.

She is a bilingual (English and Tamil) storyteller and her repertoire includes a wide range of Indian and Asian folk-tales, European tales, family stories, true-life incidents, cross-cultural and modern stories … She has visited 19 countries to tell her stories.

  • Jeeva pioneered the storytelling movement in Tamil nadu.
  • Represented her country at 17 international storytelling festivals around the globe.
  • Has trained over 25,000 children and adults all over the world.
  • Over 500 performances both solo and at international show case.
  • Winner of the best entrepreneur award in the field of storytelling.
  • Authored 8 children’s books both nationally and internationally.
  • Translated 45 books into Tamil from English.
  • Winner of best children’s programme “Punnagai” in Singapore playing the key role OWL AUNTY.
  • Creative head-For a 3-D animation series “bommi and friends” for Image venture-an animation company India

One of the first books she translated was Cathy Spagnoli’s ‘Priya’s Day’.

Jeeva has also taught French using her creative teaching techniques.

Jeeva Raghunath’s workshops are highly interactive and based on time-tested storytelling ideas. They have also proven effective for varied groups and ages. Topics include storytelling techniques, story development, communication skills through stories, exploring India and developing language skills through stories.

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