Djeli Baba

Djeli Baba is a phenomenal performing artist and teacher who uses the medium of storytelling to captivate audiences of all ages. Baba’s performances have been described as TEDTalks for the young. His assemblies challenge student’s imaginations while imparting valuable cultural, historical, and meta-curricula lessons. His performances are highly interactive, employing a mixture of music, chants, singing, and tales. Everyone has an opportunity to participate.

To view the performance of Djeli Baba please click the video below.

Djeli Baba


What did you enjoy most about the storyteller?

What I enjoyed the most was how there was always a moral inn his story.

How does Baba Djeli help to make the world a better place through storytelling? 

Baba Djeli helps make the world a better place by storytelling because he is teaching people to not do certain thing. 

If you could write a story for Baba Djeli to share with other children, what would it be? 

It would be about how grateful you should be. 


“I like the way Baba the storyteller tells stories with music. It makes me feels the story and makes me feel like I am a part of it.”

“Baba the storyteller makes the world a better place because every story he tells has a moral, every story makes you think about your action and every story is teaching you to be kind or to be better.”

“I would write a story about kids that are bullies. The moral of the story is to be kind and respect others.”