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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.

Theatre for Change

Theatre for Change” was born in 2015 in India to address social issues which plague society in a theatrical format.

It was created and it is directed by Sujatha Balakrishnan, a teacher/counselor and a theatre practitioner based out of Bengaluru (Bangalore). She is also a facilitator of Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed. After twenty five years of teaching and counseling in private schools, she decided to give back to the community of children across government schools in Bangalore by teaching, counseling and conducting self defense workshops (you may read here an interesting interview about Sujatha’s work).

With her, we are proud to welcome in the Storytellers for Peace team (in alphabetic order):

Ankita Jain

Devashish Singbal

Faria Fatma

Mimansa Ojha

Mukesh Mukhiya

Parul Bhargava

Srinivas Beesetty

Vandana Dugar

Vikram Sridhar



 

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