MASTERS COURSE Oral Storytelling

New Master’s course – Oral Storytelling as Artistic Research @ OsloMet

March 10, 2020

OsloMet and FEST are proud to present a new course for oral storytelling on master’s level, accredited for 5 ECTS points!
Applications are now open for ‘Oral storytelling as Artistic Research’

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New arrival: Toolbox ‘Oral Storytelling in 8 Colours’

March 5, 2020

We are very happy and proud to announce the toolbox for the oral storyteller: Oral Storytelling in 8 Colours is available now!!!

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FEST CONFERENCE 2020 – Bursa (Turkey) Registrations open!!!

February 20, 2020

FEST CONFERENCE 2020 – Bursa (Turkey) Registrations open!!!

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Open call year 4

FEST open call for cooperation and support

November 30, 2019

Our new call for proposals is open!!!
FEST is looking for organisations willing to cooperate with us and willing to organise storytelling events and activities that fit our priorities and work plan for year 3 of the European project (from the 1st of June 2020 till the 31st of May 2021).

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F@mu 2019

Once upon a time in the museum with F@mu

November 26, 2019

FEST had the honor to be part of the opening of F@mu 2019, on October 13th 2019!
After the success of the past 6 editions and in particular that of 2018 which has seen around 800 exhibition sites and about 65,000 visitors and participants, the National Family Day at the Museum returned for the seventh year in a row and FEST there.

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Fest Conference TRICKY BORDERS

FEST Conference 2019

February 24, 2019

The 2019 FEST Conference is a place for storytellers and organisations to meet exchange and share on different themes that touch the oral storytelling community.

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Fest Conference TRICKY BORDERS

FEST CONFERENCE 2019 – REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN

February 11, 2019

The 2019 FEST Conference is a place for storytellers and organisations to meet exchange and share on different themes that touch the oral storytelling community. In Kerkrade FEST and Haus Der Märchen will lead you through a series of workshops and lectures about tales and science, the trickster through Europe, storytelling and digital arts. You’ll have the opportunity to learn all about the FEST projects and objectives and prepare the future. Stories will be shared, swapped and spiced up with jazz.  Programme & registration

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FEST Storytelling

Report on Curricula and Good Practices

November 22, 2018

Report on Curricula and Good Practices This report is based on a document research, interviews and a practice led – research. The documents consisted on templates filled out either during an interview by the participants in strand 3 or by contributors who sent them through email. The last one was a result of an open call sent out to all the member organizations in FEST. In the call it was asked for long – term training examples. In addition, strand 3 did an internet search to find curricula in storytelling at university level. The practice-led research consisted of three days of workshops happening in Denmark where a new storytelling study started. The participants were a mix of newcomers and experienced storytellers.

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Open Call for Young Storytellers

September 26, 2018

FEST is looking for Young Oral Storytellers for residencies at several international oral Storytelling festivals. Under the guidance of an expert you will explore the festival, participate in training workshops, exchange ideas and experiences with other storytellers and broaden your international network.
FEST will cover the expenses concerning travel, cost and stay.

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European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 (EYCH)

June 1, 2018

European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 (EYCH) 2018 is the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH 2018). The overall objective of the Year is to encourage sharing and appreciation of Europe’s cultural heritage, to raise awareness of our common history and values, and to reinforce a sense of belonging in a common European space. 2018 is the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH 2018). The overall objective of the Year is to encourage sharing and appreciation of Europe’s cultural heritage, to raise awareness of our common history and values, and to reinforce a sense of belonging in a common European space. As member of the EYCH Stakeholders Committee, FEST is proud to have the capacity to award the EYCH label to events in European Cultural Heritage that meet the following criteria: The event takes place between 7 December 2017 and 31 December 2018 The event contributes to achieving one or more of the EYCH objectives, as laid down in the Decision (EU) 2017/864 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2017 on a European Year of Cultural Heritage (2018) The event involves partners from different EU Member States and is implemented by civil society organisations (please note that your event may be eligible to receive the EYCH label from a national coordinator if it is a projects at national, regional or local level, or the European Commission directly if it is EU funded) Filling in a request form and/or receiving permission from the relevant authority are both compulsory prerequisite steps to using the EYCH brand for events and projects. The label grants the right to use the EYCH visual identity, including: A logo available in all EU languages and five different colours The slogan “Our heritage: where the past meets the future” The hashtag #EuropeForCulture

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