The Conference

The annual Federation for European Storytelling Conference is the biggest meeting of its kind, a unique and diverse gathering of storytelling professionals from all over Europe and beyond. Attended by representatives of national and regional storytelling groups, storytelling trainers, festival organisers, promoters, education specialists, storytelling professionals and funding experts, this is the European storytelling networking opportunity of the year.

FEST CONFERENCE 2020 - Bursa (Turkey)

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23 - 26 June 2020
Bursa, Turkey

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Past Conferences

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    FEST CONFERENCE 2019 – Euregio Maas-Rhein (Netherlands)

    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 we will lead you through a series of workshops and lectures about tales and science, the trickster through Europe, storytelling and digital arts.

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    FEST CONFERENCE 2018 – Ljubljana (Slovenia)

    The 2018 FEST Conference is a place for storytellers and organisations to meet exchange and share on different themes that touch the oral storytelling community. This year we’ll lead you through a series of lectures and workshops concerning storytelling and heritage in the Balkans, Storytelling as a performing art in contemporary theatre, storytelling and digital arts.

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  • FEST CONFERENCE 2017 – TERMONFECKIN (Ireland)

    Since County Louth is part of the border region between Northern Ireland (U.K.) and the Republic of Ireland, the theme of the conference was Storytelling in Borderlands. On Friday 23 June we traveled to Co. Armagh to visit Emhain Mhacha (Navan Fort), the seat of the ancient Kingdom of Ulster, and Armagh City, which is now the Ecclesiastical Capital of Ireland.

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