Celebrate the season with five days of giving

nutcracker-theme2015Kick-off the festive holiday season by enjoying a Christmas classic. Our friends at Ballet Jörgen have generously donated tickets to their upcoming performance of The Nutcracker. This Canadian holiday tradition takes place on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Hamilton Place.

Enter our latest contest to win tickets

We would love to hear about your experiences at the Telling Tales Festival this year! Tell us about your fondest memories of Telling Tales in the comments on our Facebook page, or share a photo that captures your favourite Festival moment for your chance to win Nutcracker ballet tickets.

  • Who was your favourite presenter?
  • What’s something new that you learned?
  • Who was your favourite literary or historical character?
  • Did you come across a special find at the Book Swap & Shop?
  • What presenter gave you a treasured autograph?

Share your favourite moments with us – let’s look back at the best of Telling Tales 2015!

Special bonus for Press Club members: Have the kids enter our Press Club for a chance to win an additional prize: a new book. They can write a short story or draw a picture about their favourite part of the Telling Tales Festival: a fun presenter, getting an autograph, picking up a special book, or meeting a character in person. In addition to being entered into our Nutcracker contest, all Press Club entries will be put into a random draw to win a book. One winner will be randomly selected on November 24, 2015. The Press Club is open to students ages six to 14. Click here for more information about the Press Club. Submit stores and pictures to: pressclub@tellingtales.org along with your name, age, address, and email address.

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Contest Details

Share your memories with us between Thursday, November 19 to Monday, November 23, 2015 to win a family pass (4 tickets) to the upcoming Ballet Jörgen Canada performance of The Nutcracker! The performance is on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at Hamilton Place.

All comments and photos shared with us on our Facebook page will be entered into a random draw. There will be one winner each day of the contest. Each winner will receive one family pass of four tickets. Winners will be notified by noon the following day.

The Nutcracker: A Canadian Tradition

This is a beautiful Canadian ballet where audiences are taken on Klara’s “magical dream-journey as she arrives in Canada and experiences winter landscapes filled with snowflakes, lumberjacks, Mounties and creatures of the woods”.

A special thank you to Ballet Jörgen for their generous donation!