"Stories to Change the World" 34 Countries, over 600 Storytellers. June 21st, 2013.
Annual celebration "Stories to Change the World", is running today June 21st. It is convocated by International Storytelling Network / Red Internacional de Cuentacuentos (RIC) www.cuentacuentos.eu .
Over 600 storytellers in 34 countries on six continents are participating in this big Storytelling Festival: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, France, Germany, Guatemala, India, Italia, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA and Venezuela.
They are going to tell in schools, theaters, cultural centers, street corners, universities, buses, oil platforms, ships, dormitories, train stations, or pubs. Any site is suitable for storytelling. Any time is a proper time for fighting against inequality, injustice, racism and ignorance. That is the meaning, the message and the objective of "Stories to Change the World". And that's what we are counting on you for.
All the gigs are posted on Facebook facebook.com/redinternacionaldecuentacuentos , Twitter, and the blogs www.historiasparacambiarelmundo.blogspot.com and storiestochangetheworld.blogspot.com .
Together we can make a better world by telling stories. No one can stop us trying. We just have to get the word engine running.