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Scéalaiocht… Storia… Contes…

Date 01.03.2021
Organiser Galway 2020

Artists:
Máirín Mhic Lochlainn / Gaillimh
Órla Mc Govern) / Galway
Monique Burg/ Périgord / France
Paola Balbi and Davide Bardi / Rome / Italy

A celebration of Oral Storytelling with Storytellers from Ireland, Italy and France.

Scéalaiocht …. Storia…. Contes… celebrates the joys of oral storytelling. Storytelling, which is experiencing a revival and blossoming all across Europe and one of the bedrocks of  Ireland’s rich cultural heritage.

Different languages, different styles of storytelling, but the same desire to communicate with audiences is the inspiration of Scéalaiocht …. Storia…. Contes…   eye to eye, heart to heart.

Through a number of European languages – Irish, English, French, Occitan and Italian – storytellers travel to where the audience is throughout Galway.

Partners include Storytellers of Ireland, FEST (Federation of European Storytelling), Galway Library Services, Galway 2020 and Creative Europe.

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