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Scottish International Storytelling Festival: Program out now!

2020-09-16
Scottish International Storytelling Festival: Program out now!

In the Flow - The Scottish International Storytelling Festival 17 - 31 October 2020

This autumn, the Scottish International Storytelling Festival will take you on a voyage, exploring Scotland’s coasts and waters through music and storytelling, keeping you ‘In the Flow’ from 17 – 31 October 2020.


View the program here!

RISK! live storytelling show Seeking Storytellers (US-Connecticut)

2020-02-18

RISK! live storytelling show Seeking Storytellers for show in New Haven (Hamden) on 4/17/20


Theme: "Sneaky"

(Please note: while RISK! like to offer a theme as a launching point for storytellers to brainstorm around, we are much more interested in great stories than we are stories that adhere closely to said theme. Alternate theme ideas might be "Triumph" or "Life or Death")


For more information about what we look for in story pitches and how to submit, go to: http://risk-show.com/submissions/ 

Call for proposals: National Storytelling Network (US) Conference

2020-02-13
2020 CONFERENCE PERFORMANCE CALL FOR PROPOSALS NOW OPEN!
 
Each year NSN strives to bring together storytellers from every corner of the world to participate in an annual conference with a wide variety of workshops, education sessions, performances, and networking opportunities. We want this year’s conference to be better than ever, but we can’t do it without YOU! From attendees to sponsors to speakers and performers we need new and familiar faces to get involved and help make the National Storytelling Conference the best event yet.

The theme for the 2020 National Storytelling Conference is…
Empathy: The Storyteller’s Superpower
Alternative approaches to addressing our differences

Online Storytelling Workshop with Jenni Cargill-Strong (AUS)

2020-02-11
Online Storytelling Workshop with Jenni Cargill-Strong (AUS)

Stories for a More Beautiful World Online Storytelling Workshop with Jenni Cargill-Strong (AUS)

Have you longed to learn more about the power of stories? Would you like to learn how to use stories to soothe, educate, heal, entertain and/or inspire? You may be an educator, therapist, healer, activist, change-maker, parent, community worker, creative or writer wanting to boost your ability to build community, educate and/or catalyze change. If so PLEASE join us, as we sink deeply and luxuriously into story.  


For more information visit Jenni's website.


Invitation to join the Worldwide Virtual Storytellers Guild online meetings

2020-02-09

Invitation to join the Worldwide Virtual Storytellers Guild online meetings

You all are invited to join the Worldwide Virtual Storytellers Guild. The Guild meets three meeting times a month, gathering storytellers from around the globe to share stories, community, feedback and discussion. Meetings are held through ZOOM video conference (free).

This is their Facebook page where the meeting invitations are posted (Facebook account is required).

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST- Sydney International Storytelling Conference June 5-7 2020

2020-01-02

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST- Sydney International Storytelling Conference June 5-7 2020


Do you want an International Storytelling adventure? 

Are you interested in meeting people from different countries and cultures? 

Do you want to extend your storytelling skills?

Do you have something to contribute to the wider storytelling community?


If the answer to these questions is YES, then let us know of your interest.

National Storytelling Network Conference announcement

2019-12-12

2020 National Storytelling Network (American) Conference location has been announced for July 23 - 26 in Decatur, Georgia just outside Atlanta  

More information at storynet.org/nsnevents/conference/ 

#NSNStoryCon 

Another email scam

2016-01-18

SCAM - BEWARE

One of our members recently received an email invitation to participate in BEYOND THE  BORDER - Wales International Storytelling Festival 2016. After speaking with the festival's real organizer, the member confirmed that this invitation was a scam, and that several other tellers have received similar invitations.

The email asks that the teller gives a guest performance and to provide personal information, and offers a great deal of money and perks for the appearance. We assume that once the teller bites, he or she is asked for banking information.

If you receive an invitation to ANY festival, please confirm its authenticity with the festival organizer.   

- The SC-CC Team

Sydney International Storytelling Conference May 27-29, 2016, Call for Proposals

2016-01-18

Thinking of an adventure to have in 2016 then why not consider coming to the 'Weaving Stories Together' Sydney International Storytelling Conference May 27-29, 2016Spread the word to your storytelling networks and friends.

This biennial conference draws participants, presenters and performers from all Australian States and territories as well as international countries. The conference program has a balance of performances and educational workshops to promote cultural exchange and develop the art, skills and application of Storytelling in a wide context of settings.

World Storytelling Day Event Grants Deadline Extended

2015-12-09
World Storytelling Day Event Grants Deadline Extended

The deadline for event grants for World Storytelling Day has been extended to January 3rd! Get your proposals in soon!

Each year, communities across Canada participate in World Storytelling Day, a global celebration of storytelling. Working with a theme, events are held on or around the Equinox, with concerts for young and old. This year's theme is stories about "Strong Women"

Click here to learn more about applying: https://www.storytellers-conteurs.ca/en/recognition-and-awards/world-storytelling-day.html


Your stories on SC-Radio-CC

2015-11-24
As you may know, Storytellers of Canada-Radio-Conteurs du Canada is Canada's only radio station dedicated to the art of storytelling.  And as a member of the SC-CC, you can contribute to this national community radio initiative! 
 
Starting in January, we are scheduling a variety of new programs in hopes that we can help you to promote your storytelling recordings. 

A Tribute to Peg Hasted, June 5, 1961 - October 17, 2015

2015-11-24
Storyteller, Peg Hasted, loved folktales and fairy tales but she searched her cultural roots to understand her storytelling background. Her family came from a number of European countries including Ireland, Scotland and England, but she was many generations Canadian; born and raised on the west coast of Vancouver Island and it was to that heritage that she was most drawn.

New Issue of Le Raconteur now available!

2015-11-20
Le Raconteur, Volume 18 Number 3 is now online at this link: 
https://www.storytellers-conteurs.ca/en/member-home/Raconteur-18-3.html

Those of you who paid for a hard copy will soon be receiving it in the mail.

Holiday StorySave CD Sale!

2015-11-17
Holiday StorySave CD Sale!

SC-CC is thrilled to announce a special, limited-time holiday sale of our StorySave CDs! 

  • Each CD sold at 30% off the original price, while quantities last
  • All shipping costs within Canada, waived
  • On line orders received after Dec 7 cannot be ensured delivery within Canada before Dec 24 2015
  • Orders by personal cheque cannot be guaranteed timely shipping for the holidays, but we will try our best. (Make cheques out to Storytellers of Canada)
Visit our Online Shop to learn more, or email Brian Hetherington with questions brianheth@gmail.com

There is nothing better than the gift of story-- except perhaps having Storytellers of Canada send a StorySave CD to a friend on your behalf!

 


Minute of Silence with the Canada Council

2015-11-16
Minute of Silence with the Canada Council

Join us in solidarity for a minute of silence at 150 Elgin

Dear colleagues and friends,  

Like people around the world, we find ourselves deeply saddened by the attacks on Paris, Beirut and other places around the world. 

We invite Ottawa's artistic community and the public at large to join us at the Canada Council for a solidarity gathering and to observe a minute of silence. 
 
Monday, November 16, 2015

Arrivals from 11:45 am 

A minute of silence at 12 noon followed by brief remarks 

Âjagemô art space
150 Elgin, Ottawa 
Street level near Elgin street entrance


Feel free to share this or the Facebookevent with your networks.

Joignez-vous à nous en solidarité pour une minute de silence au 150 Elgin
 
Chers, chères collègues et amis(es)

Comme tous les citoyens du monde, nous sommes attristés et en état de choc suite aux attaques à Paris, Beyrouth et ailleurs au monde. 

Nous invitons les membres de la communauté artistique et le grand public à se réunir au Conseil des arts pour observer un moment de silence ensemble dans un esprit de solidarité, de communauté et de paix. 
 
Lundi 16 novembre 2015
 
Arrivée: à partir de 11h45
Minute de silence à midi suivi de brèves allocutions  

Espace Âjagemô 
150 rue Elgin
Rez-de-chaussée, près de l’entrée de la rue Elgin


SVP partagez cette invitation ou notreévénement Facebook avec vos réseaux. 
 

The Fourth Annual Canadian Storytelling Night! November 2015

2015-10-20
The Fourth Annual Canadian Storytelling Night! November 2015

This year's theme is Let the Fur Fly! Teachings from the Animals

 

Governor General's Literary Awards - Winners will be announced October 28th!

2015-10-14
The 2015 Governor General's Literary Awards finalists were announced online on Wednesday, October 7. 

Log onto ggbooks.ca to find all 70 finalist books. 

Stay tuned for the winners announcement on Wednesday, October 28 at
6:30 EDT.


Canada's national literary awards celebrate literature for all tastes and ages by honouring the best English-language and the best French-language books in each of 7 categories: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, children's literature (text), children's literature (illustration), and translation.

SCAM - BEWARE

2015-09-29

SCAM - BEWARE

One of our members recently received an email invitation to participate in BEYOND THE  BORDER - Wales International Storytelling Festival 2016. After speaking with the festival's real organizer, the member confirmed that this invitation was a scam, and that several other tellers have received similar invitations.

The email asks that the teller gives a guest performance and to provide personal information, and offers a great deal of money and perks for the appearance. We assume that once the teller bites, he or she is asked for banking information.

If you receive an invitation to ANY festival, please confirm its authenticity with the festival organizer.   

- The SC-CC Team




StorySave Launches its 14th CD in Lévis, Quebec

2015-06-24
StorySave Launches its 14th CD in Lévis, Quebec

STORYSAVE TO CELEBRATE LAUNCH OF 14TH CD

Lévis, Quebec (July 2, 2015) - StorySave, a program of Storytellers of Canada - Conteurs du Canada (SC-CC), is pleased to announce the launch of its 14th CD, Atsinikssini: LEGENDS OF MY KAINAI PEOPLE by Flora Zaharia.

The CD’s official launch is at the National Storytelling Conference in Lévis, Quebec: Where Languages Meet 2015. This is the 23rd Annual Conference of the SC-CC, held from July 1 to 5.The CD launch takes place in beautiful Lévis, at L’anglicane, 31 rue Wolfe, on July 2nd at 8 pm and is open to the public. 

Powellswood Garden Storytelling Festival coming July 24-25 in Federal Way, Washington.

2015-02-15

SAVE THE DATE!

We are excited to announce our Fourth Annual Powellswood Garden Storytelling Festival coming July 24-25 in Federal Way, Washington.


CALL FOR MENTOR TO THE EMERGING STORYTELLER AWARD

2015-02-15

CALL FOR MENTOR TO THE EMERGING STORYTELLER AWARD

SCCC is seeking an individual to act as a mentor to a very vibrant and enthusiastic teller from Montreal. Her name is Mafane.

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