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folktales at Vilapicina neighbourhood
24/02/2018 - blog

Bimbirimboies come in a noisy cellophane bag, like candies. But they are not candies. And they have different colours, but I bet you they have no colouring, no preservatives, no sugar, are gluten-free and lactose-free. No additives as well. You can add them later, if you want. They will come to the neighbourhood of Vilapicina very soon, so be attentive to the cry of «bimbirimboies!» bimbirimboies! – folktales with kamishibai storytelling session in Catalan (Alt Empordà) from 4 years Thursday 8th March at 18h Vilapicina – La Torre Llobeta Library Pl. Carmen ...

a little snack of languages and stories
21/02/2018 - blog

The laboratory of multilingual storytelling )babel( 0.1 made us hungry of new things. Next Wednesday, 4 storytellers: Agnès Agboton (Gun and French), Yoshi Hioki (Japanese), Catherine Favret (French) and myself (Spanish and Catalan), we will tell in pairs or in groups stories in different languages. A creative and collaborative work in a particular «creative translation» applied to storytelling, followed by an informal chat about the making off of the performance. a little snack of languages and stories Wednesday 28th February, at 13h Faculty of Translation and ...

storytelling jam session
20/02/2018 - blog

The previous jam was glorious, with abundance in good wine and good stories, folktales of many kinds that made us travel from East to West and back again. Next Tuesday we will gather again a tribe of Homo Narrans thirsty of stories, willing to close the circle of stories. And we may have the visit of a surprise guest. If you are in the mood for stories, see you at La Rubia. Multilingual Storytelling Jam Session Tuesday 30th January 20-21:30h La Rubia C/ Ferlandina, 29 Plaza del MACBA Barcelona 08001 Metro: Universitat (L1) Bus: H16, 55, 120

more than a suitcase
14/02/2018 - blog

Next week I will tell stories with a kamishibai, this new wooden companion that comes along with me from time to time to tell together. And maybe this time we won’t go to Japan, but we may travel to China, or even to a Caribbean island, with our imagination. And after the stories, there will be bimbirimboies for all. bimbirimboies! – folktales with kamishibai storytelling session in Catalan (Alt Empordà) from 4 years Friday 23rd February at 18h Clarà Library C/ del Doctor Carulla, 22-24 Barcelona 08017 Bus: 55, H16 FGC: Les Tres Torres (L6), Sarrià (S1, S2, S7)

folktales with kamishibai
31/01/2018 - blog

Next week I will tell stories with a kamishibai, this new wooden companion that comes along with me from time to time to tell together. And maybe this time we won’t go to Japan, but we may travel to China, or even to a Caribbean island, with our imagination. And after the stories, there will be bimbirimboies for all. bimbirimboies! – folktales with kamishibai storytelling session in Catalan (Alt Empordà) from 4 years Thursday 8th February at 18h Joan Miró Library C/ de Vilamarí, 61 Barcelona 08015 Bus: 50, H12, 55 Metro: Plaça Espanya (L1), Tarragona (L3)

seasonal products
29/01/2018 - blog

No, we have not run out of it. February is also a good season for taste fresh and local bimbirimboies as well as to travel to faraway lands with the kamishibai.  If you still don’t know what bimbirimboies (or kamishibai) are, don’t wait for people to tell you about it… bimbirimboies! – folktales with kamishibai storytelling session in Catalan (Alt Empordà) from 4 years Thursday 1st February at 18h Zona Nord Library C/ Vallcivera, 3 bis Barcelona 08033 Tren: Torre Baró Ciutat Meridiana (R3, R4)

Storytelling Jam Session
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They say we are Homo Narrans, and telling and listening to stories is as necessary to us as eating or breathing. If you feel you didn’t covered your weekly needs of stories, you can solve it easily: come and join us at La Rubia. There will be stories and people willing to tell and listen and tell again… Tuesday 30th January 20-21:30h Multilingual Storytelling Jam Session La Rubia C/ Ferlandina, 29 Plaza del MACBA Barcelona 08001

Narracans
08/01/2018 - blog

4 years on. Four years that the Viladecans Storytelling Festival is going on, thanks to the effort and enthusiasm of a community of story lovers who have helped the seed of storytelling to grow and bear fruit. Next Thursday 18th January I will be there, enjoying the meeting, listening to other voices, and telling some folktales and myths from our tallest brothers, the trees. If you want to join us, see the program further down. Narracans Imma Pugés Somolinos’ Memorial 4th Viladecans Storytelling Festival Thursday 18th January Viladecans’ Library ...

Happy 2018
30/12/2017 - blog

Following a tradition initiated 8 years ago, here is the first story of 2018, with my best wishes for everyone. It is a beautiful myth told by the Lacandon spiritual leader Chan’Kin Viejo, and collected by Ignacio Abella in El gran árbol de la humanidad – Leyendas y arte primitivo sobre los árboles en la creación del mundo, a wonderful book that brings us closer to our tallest brothers, the trees. Hachakyum was the first God to came down to the earth to create the world.(…) The first he did was the Sky and the stars. The Earth was dark. He did the ...

more bimbirimboies
13/12/2017 - blog

Next week I will tell stories with a kamishibai, this new wooden companion that comes along with me from time to time to tell together. We will travel to distant regions, and after the stories there will be bimbirimboies for all. And if you still don’t know what bimbirimboies are, it is a good occasion to find out. bimbirimboies! – folktales with kamishibai storytelling session in Catalan (Alt Empordà) from 4 years Wednesday 20th December at 18h Sant Martí de Provençals Library Hall of Sant Martí Cultural Centre C/ de la Selva de Mar, 215 Barcelona 08020 ...