FEST Projects

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  • Master’s course – Oral Storytelling as Artistic Research

    This is a pilot course on masterlevel arranged as a collaboration between The Federation for European Storytelling (FEST) and OsloMet. Oral storytelling as an art form is a growing field in the contemporary performing art scene. This course places emphasis on the student’s academic and artistic ability to reflect, discuss

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  • Summer Course: What Are You Talking About – Oral Storytelling in Contemporary Society

    What Are You Talking About - Oral Storytelling in Contemporary Society In this course, oral storytellers are invited to explore their repertoire of traditional folktales with a focus on racism, gender and hetero-normativity. Through hands-on exercises, the workshop supports the development of narrative and performing strategies to creatively overcome ethical

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  • Here Where I belong

    The natural landscapes of Europe are an important part of its cultural heritage. Observing the changes taking place in our natural landscapes allows us to study the interaction of past with future, as they reflect the passage of time and the development of new technologies and their effect on society.

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  • Fonkelvogel Fest

    Life is a Circle – Storycircles for elderly people

    Fonkelvogel organised 2 inspiration days about storycircles for elderly people, 18 volunteers, storytellers, retirees, people working with elderly people in community centres and elderly homes, attended. A Storycircle was set up with 12-14 people aged between 70 en 93 and two facilitators.

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  • Yarn Storytelling Fest 2018

    The People of the Sea

    YARN Storytelling Festival Bray took place for the ninth year from 10-18 November 2018. A highlight of the festival was The People of the Sea event, kindly supported by FEST and Creative Europe. As 2018 is the European year of Cultural Heritage we chose the theme of stories from the

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  • Project Storytelling exchange

    Storytelling exchange between Hearing & Deaf

    Storytelling exchange between Hearing & Deaf About the Project Coordinator & Partners Links & Downloads Gallery A group of thirteen young people, made of six deaf and seven hearing, of which 2 where interpreters, spent five days together in a beautiful Catalan villa outside Barcelona. The purpose of the retreat

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  • Project Fortaelletid


    Fortælletid seeks to integrate traditional storytelling in education. We make storytelling performances easily available for schoolchildren by immortalizing performances on video and offering them to Danish primary schools. We use the stories side by side with educational materials that fits the demands, channels and values of the school system. The

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  • Fest member Raccontamiunastoria


    Training of tour guides: Storytelling training of a group of official tour guides of Rome have been particularly inspiring, successful and fruitful and several of the tour-guides Storytelling students are already applying their new skills with success in their work, both in Italian and in English. Hiking guides: Beside the

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