When I discovered the oral tradition of storytelling in 2014, I became intrigued as to what ‘story’ actually meant. I noticed that some stories were appealing … Continue reading Making stories more appealing
Penelope is one these awesome greek’s mythological characters who lives in our imagination. She is the wife of Odysseus, and during the long wait for her … Continue reading Penelope
Penélope é um destes personagens incríveis da mitologia grega que habita o nosso imaginário. Enquanto espera, ela tece e destece um tapete. Com o fio na … Continue reading Os Penélopes
Highlights on the history of oral storytelling from a Italian/European/Mediterranean perspective Telling stories is an essential part of human life. We start doing it when we … Continue reading Singers of Tales across the Centuries
An idea that became a reality It was a calling- there is no other word to describe it- when I was drawn to storytelling after … Continue reading Chennai Storytellers
Asked about my story crafting process, I pause for a long time and answer, “I don’t know what I’m doing.” Everyone trades information in story form … Continue reading I don’t know what I am doing!
The tradition of storytelling ‘Orature’ as we call it, in East African countries started a long time ago. Folklore, oral history and storytelling have been handed … Continue reading A closer look at storytelling in Africa
A glimpse into the motivation and process behind a storytelling show I like to walk. One of my favourite walks is just at the end of … Continue reading Creating ‘Tales from the Flyway’