FEST CONFERENCE 2021 – Svendborg

6th to 9th of October 2021

Innovation on the Shoulders of Tradition

The FEST 2021 conference - Innovation on the Shoulders of Tradition, is hosted by Fortaeler i Danmark. Each year we welcome over 100 participants and different stakeholders from the international storytelling community inviting them to meet and wield new alliances, share knowledge and best practices, explore and develop new skills. The conference will focus on innovation of the performing art in this changing world, innovation of the tradition of oral storytelling and the role of tradition in renewing the art. We will offer workshops and lectures, open discussions and structured network opportunities. 

Where

The conference will be based in Svendborg, a pretty and historical harbour town of Southern Denmark. From here the conference participants will have a day trip to: Odense, where the Hans Christians Andersen centre, part of University of Southern Denmark will host one or more lectures,

 

Hotel Svendborg - https://hotelsvendborg.dk/en/welcome/

COVID-19: travel to Denmark

Are you planning a trip to Denmark? Or did you just arrive? Read about the current travel restrictions and what to expect during your stay.

  • The Danish travel restrictions classify all countries and regions into four colour categories: green, yellow, orange and red. These categories determine which rules apply to you.

 

Read more about Colour categories

 

  • Requirements also depend on whether you are travelling with a negative test, have been vaccinated or previously infected with COVID-19, your country of residence, and where you are travelling from.

 

Who should self-isolate and be tested after entering Denmark?

 

  • Some travellers will need to document a negative test upon arrival. Travellers from some countries outside EU/Schengen will also need to isolate for up to 10 days.
  • COVID-19 tests are free of charge in Denmark.

 

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Host

Organised by Fortaellere i Danmark

Supported by

The Creative Europe programme of the EU

 

Past Conferences

  • FEST Conference Photo 2009

    FEST CONFERENCE 2009 – LAUSANNE (Switzerland)

    FEST 09 was the meeting of 19 countries, represented by 60 storytellers, to determine an international forum or meeting place for European Storytellers. The aim of the Conference was to further the agenda of FEST 08, and to agree on the Memorandum that determined the ambitions, aims and intentions of the FEST organisation as a whole. The Conference also served to bring together many different types of storytelling organisations to share knowledge, information and ideas on current projects, upcoming projects and possible collaborations.

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  • FEST Conference Photo 2008

    FEST CONFERENCE 2008 – OSLO (Norway)

    The Oslo conference was the first gathering of European storytellers that led to the founding of FEST. It was attended by over sixty representatives of nineteen countries: Bulgaria, Canada, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland and Wales.

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