THE NORWEGIAN STORYTELLING FESTIVAL 2013 – FOUR DAYS OF HIGH QUALITY INTERNATIONAL STORYTELLING – PERFORMANCES, CONVERSATIONS AND WORKSHOPS
The tenth Norwegian Storytelling Festival is held at Dramatikkens Hus from the 5th to the 9th of June. The theme is TRANSFORMATION.
Some of the highlights of this year’s program are:
– Mr. Sandman, a performance by the international performance storyteller Ben Haggarty (UK) about the occult and strange aspects of a character we think we know.
– Official premiere of Tales of War, a performance by and with Torgrim Mellum Stene and Amir Mirzai, based on Mirzai’s experiences during the Iran-Iraq-war.
– Open Circle, a Lithuanian group working with improvised storytelling.
trans·for·ma·tion (trnsfr-mshn, -fôr-)
a. The act or an instance of transforming.
b. The state of being transformed.
2. A marked change, as in appearance or character, usually for the better.
a. Replacement of the variables in an algebraic expression by their values in terms of another set of variables.
b. A mapping of one space onto another or onto itself.
a. A rule that systematically converts one syntactic form or form of a sentence into another.
b. A construction or sentence derived by such a rule; a transform.
a. The change undergone by an animal cell upon infection by a cancer-causing virus.
b. The alteration of a bacterial cell caused by the transfer of DNA from another bacterial cell, especially a pathogen.
transfor·mation·al, trans·forma·tive (-fôrm-tv) adj.
The Norwegian Storytelling Festival is managed by Fortellerhuset and Albatrass. We collaborate with Norsk Fortellerforum and Fortellerscenen. The Norwegian Storytelling Festival is supported by Norsk Kulturråd, Fritt Ord, FFUK and Oslo Kommune.