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Connecting storytellers with a geographic map of special places with a special story and a living voice also to promote storytelling as cultural ecology through innovative tourism.

Location: Rome, London
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Latest Activity: May 13, 2013

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"A World of Storytelling" Radio Station

Does this count as a resource you can use?  The world's first 24/7/365 Internet Radio Station for Storytellers.  You can be on the radio, you can have equal footing, you can point your friends and…Continue

Started by Don 'Buck P' Creacy Aug 18, 2011.

The relationship between story and place

I would like to hear about places you know that have a strong connection with myth, legend, fairy tale, great stories in general, where that story is still alive in the actions, words and collective…Continue

Started by Bernard Anson Silj Nov 16, 2010.

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Comment by Bernard Anson Silj on April 19, 2011 at 9:04am
When a story is closely connected with place, it is called radicamento legendario in Italian. Legendary rooting. For example I am working with the Etruscans in Tuscia (mainly Lazio), Roland-Orlando in Sutri, St. Benedict in Subiaco, St. Francis in Assisi, Kronos in Nemi, Hannibal in Spoleto, Alaric in Benevento, St. Peter on the Appian Way, Galgano (Gawain) near Siena. All these stories and many more have a distinct connection with a given place. By going to those places and witnessing the story there, your perception of that story changes entirely. Does anybody else have examples to give ?  

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