World Storytelling Day is celebrated every year around the world near March 20.
This year's theme is transformation.
They tried to answer the following question: how writing and telling stories may transform the world in a better place?
Twelve storytellers from ten diverse nations tell their responses (with English subtitles):
In order of appearance:
Beatriz Montero (Spain)
Jozé Sabugo (Portugal)
Cecilia Moreschi (Italy)
Hamid Barole Abdu (Eritrea)
Katharina Ritter (Germany)
Enrique Páez (Spain)
Alessandro Ghebreigziabiher (Italy)
Sandra Burmeister G. (Chile)
D.M.S. Ariyrathne (Sri Lanka)
Juliana Marín (Colombia)
Mahfuz Jewel (Bangladesh)
Suzanne Sandow (Australia)
Storytellers for Peace is an international group of narrators who create collective stories through videos. Artists and stories are from all over the world and speak about peace, justice, equality and human rights. All participants tell one or more verses of the story in their first language. The project was created and is coordinated by Alessandro Ghebreigziabiher, author, storyteller, stage actor and director.