Yesterday, the first day of Spring, has, since 2003, also been called World Storytelling Day by an informal network of storytellers.
This years theme is “Transformation”.
If you’re in the St. Paul-Minneapolis area, and are looking for something to do this evening, Tuesday, March 21, come over to the Landmark Center in St. Paul for this years local event, 6-9 p.m., with stories beginning at 7 p.m.
All details for the St Paul event can be read Stories Mar 20001. There is a followup event for children on Saturday, March 25, 10 a.m., also at the Landmark Center Weyerhaeuser Auditorium, St. Paul MN. Details here.
If you live elsewhere and the topic seems interesting, here’s the website for basic information about how the day came to be, and is. There were many events yesterday (March 20). My friend, Larry Johnson, one of tonights story tellers, says “there were 18 or 19 countries listed on the calendar, including 33 events in German speaking countries. Argentina and India came in yesterday on the storytelling day listserv.”
Perhaps an idea to share in your community for the future!