Sharing stories is rediscovered in these times of corona. Strangely enough we, the international storytelling community, story practitioners, storytelling coaches and narrative therapists, always knew how important it is to share stories, both for personal development as for creating social impact and building connection. And for giving meaning because:Read more
Fill in the survey and help FEST study how the Corona crisis impacts the storytelling organisations & professionals and collect good practice examples of creative solutions to adapt to the lockdown and social distancing conditions.Read more
The time has come to show a real European solidarity. In the words of Madam Commissioner Gabriel: ‘It is often in times of turmoil that people are resorting to culture. Now it is our turn to show our gratitude to this sector, the treasure of Europe.’
On the initiative of REMA, 39 European networks representing over 5000 organisations in 88 countries, address an open letter to the representatives of the European Union and all European countries to each include culture, live performance and artists in their emergency funds.
The Federation for European Storytelling (FEST) is very concerned about oral storytellers who are in a special position without any kind of safety net. FEST will therefore support existing digitalisation and media-mediated projects, that show how storytellers organise their activities for a remote audience.
Deadline 4th of May.
Thursday the 30th of April, 8 pm – 9 pm (CET)
7 pm (GMT) / 9 pm (EET)
Without doubt, the current Corona crisis is affecting us all. Some lost all work, others are exploring new opportunities and taking new initiatives. Some of us might be depressed, other might see it as an interesting time. What connects us is that we all have to re-invent ourselves, just like everybody else in Europe and the rest of the world.
Online Storytelling project by: COMPAGNIA RACCONTAMIUNASTORIA (Italy) and TSC – THE STORYTELLING COMPANY (U.A.E)
“Quarantine Stories” is the reaction of Raccontamiunastoria Storytelling Company and its branch in the U.A.E “The Storytelling Company” to the present time.
After careful deliberation the FEST board and executive committee together with the conference team in Turkey, decided to cancel the FEST 2020 conference and general assembly meeting in Bursa due to the uncertain situation regarding travel and meetings with groups, as part of the measures taken in the battle against COVID-19.Read more