World Storytelling Day - A global celebration of oral storytelling

A week of storytelling starting each March equinox - Tuesday March 20 2018



You are invited to join the celebration!

The week of storytelling has started.
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World Storytelling Day is celebrated every year on March equinox and the following week. This year it starts on Tuesday March 20. The idea is to have as many people as possible tell and listen to stories in as many languages and at as many places as possible. Doing so we promote oral storytelling all over the world. We also get a chance to build friendships across national and cultural borders in joyful ways. As if we meet around a global campfire.

Would you like to organize your own event?

It could be a cosy gathering in your kitchen or a school event with stories by pupils, teachers or professional storytellers. Or an evening at the storytelling club, library or a museum. Or a big festival or anything you and your friends can come up with!

You can continue exploring the website to find out more. And please help spread the word about this project!

Happy storytelling! / Mats Rehnman and Ulf Ärnström

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