Giovanna Conforto, Creative Director of the Italian Storytelling Center, reports on the Italian contribution to the International Storytelling Festival of Mahasarakham in Thailand. The meeting highlights the role of storytelling to shape identity.
The Italian Storytelling Center of Portico di Romagna is partner for 2017 of the international science communication project Global Science Opera (GSO). The Italian Storytelling Center will create one of the scenes of “Moon Village”, the opera that will be streamed worldwide to an audience of 4000 people. The project coordinator, Oded Ben-Horin, Stord/Haugesund University College of Haugesund – approved the partnership.
The italian Storytelling Center organizes the first event of the festival “Quattro storie in padella” (Kitchen Stories), the festival that brings together storytelling and gastronomy. The chef sets up a gourmet dinner while the storyteller puts in a story in between each course. Chef Matteo Cameli and Creative Director Giovanna Conforto. Find out more on Matteo and Giovanna on our Team.
Today, more than one hour of children stories and fairy tales. We told the stories, we illustrated them and we sang them. One hour with voices, images and 3d books.
Stories bring generations together. We love to begin our new year by telling stories everywhere to everybody! For the Epiphany, we will read children stories out aloud for two days.
Friends from Lebanon, guests from the Netherlands and Italian tellers from Tuscany, Piedmont, Sicily and Emilia Romagna joined us for the first storytelling workshop on Christmas Tales.
They say that the Three Kings arrived, each of them with delegation from the country of origin. The comet drove them to Jerusalem and they traveled restlessly to town. Yet, when they arrived, the fog hid away the guiding star…