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World Water Day 2021 with Storytellers for Peace

World Water Day is a yearly observance created by the United Nations. It is held on 22 March to highlight the importance of fresh water. This year’s theme is Valuing Water . We want to support this fundamental message with our voice. Water is life, water is all of us, water is everything. The storytellers from all over the world in order of appearance : Barry Stewart Mann (USA) Beatriz Montero (Spain) Joerg Baesecke (Germany) Jozé Sabugo (Portugal) Lisi Amondarain (Argentine) Hamid Barole Abdu (Eritrea) Cecilia Moreschi (Italy) Katharina Ritter (Germany) D.M.S. Ariyrathne (Sri Lanka) Alessandro Ghebreigziabiher (Italy) Suzanne Sandow (Australia)   Storytellers for Peace was born in June 2016. It is an international network of artists, storytellers, authors, actors and musicians who create collective stories through videos. Artists come from all over the world and tell stories about peace, justice, equality and human rights. All participants tell their stories in their first language.

World Storytelling Day 2017 video from Storytellers for Peace

World Storytelling Day 2017 “ Transformation ” After Rudyard Kipling’s If , Imagine and Human Rights Day , here we are to the fourth video from the Storytellers for Peace group. World Storytelling Day is an event celebrated every year around the world near March 20. This year the theme is transformation . So, we tried to answer this question: how writing and telling stories may transform the world in a better place? Twelve storytellers from ten different countries tell their responses (with English subtitles): In order of appearance: Stories help us grow up. They heal us and heal wounds. Fairy tales have taught us that throughout life we can meet fierce wolves. And some wolves will be able to knock down many houses, but not all. And that even some wolves can burn in the fireplace. The stories help us to face the fears. And above all, stories break boundaries . Beatriz Montero (Spain) Once upon a time, a library, the Naus room, a palace, a children's