In Vantaa Story Sharing Café celebrates local stories from history and present. Events are also a unique opportunity to contribute to local street art.
Story Sharing Café is an easy and fun event where people from all over the world, with diverse backgrounds and realities can meet and share everyday stories. You can come alone or bring a friend and share stories and memories in small groups at coffee tables hosted by members of our Story Sharing group. We also have some special storytelling guests and an open story sharing mic. We speak at least English, Finnish, Arabic, Kurdish, Hindi, Farsi, Swedish, French and Russian.
During the event, participants can write their own local greetings to special made postcards from the area. From these cards Street Art Vantaa will make new local street art.
Event is free of charge. Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org
Länsimäki: Sunday 5.5. at 16–18.30,
Länsimäki Järjestötila (Kilpakuja 1)
Mikkola: Friday 10.5. at 18–20.30,
Mikkola school (Lyyra building) dining room (Lyyranpolku 2)
Havukoski/Koivukylä: Saturnday 11.5. at 16–18.30,
Habibi Café (Hakopolku 2)
Martinlaakso: Friday 7.6. klo 18–20.30,
Cultural House Martinus / Kulttuuritalo Martinus (Martinlaaksontie 36)
Hakunila: more information later
Organized by: City of Vantaa, Street Art VAntaa and the Story Sharing Universum.
3Troubadours is a trio of performance storytellers from different countries: Tom Van Outryve (BE), Markus Luukkonen (FI) and Torgrim Mellum Stene (NO). In May 2015 they created and performed the show MOBILE DREAMS in Ghent. From then they have travelled all over Europe with that first creation to great acclaim from audiences.
The 18th of October 2018 they are returning to Ghent to perform a work in progress version of their upcoming show ROOTS! In the show all three performers have dug far back into their individual family histories, the legends of their cultures and even their own DNA to find forgotten tales and memories of who we are and where we come from. With their signature humour, energetic performance and deep sense of wonder, 3Troubadours will take you to places and times you’ve never been before.
The work in progress performance will be in English, spiced with the native tongues of the performers
ROOTS – a Work in Progress
Wasserij, Toekomstraat 38, Gent, Belgium
October 18th at 19:30
Thanks for supporting the development of ROOTS
VINDMANTEL – ILMAN VIITTA Autumn 2018
22/9 Gävle City Library, Sweden
29/10–2/11 Svenska Nu School tour, Helsinki
21.11. Nordic Culture Point, Helsinki
Cloak of Air (Vindmantel – Ilman viitta)
In a distant time, in a distant place, a powerful magician gives birth. Already the first night, the child is bathed in water from a holy well and dressed in magic spells. But will that be enough to protect it from all the dangers lying in wait?
A dreamlike journey from the cradle to the grave and further still. Mikael Öberg and Markus Luukkonen reimagines the world of the Finnish epic Kalevala.
Language on this tour: Swedish & Finnish
Production: Fabula Storytelling
STORYTELLING @ SOMPASAUNA
August 22nd at 7pm
Sompasaaren laituri, Helsinki
Join us in sharing your stories by the open campfire of atmospheric Sompasauna! In accordance with Runokuu´s this year´s theme, the motif of our storytelling session will be roots. Storytellers of Samova ry, Markus Luukkonen and Ilkka Hautala, as well as musician Liila Jokelin will be pacing up the conversations by the fire.
Markus Luukkonen is a storyteller who combines folk lore, myths and personal stories in his performances. Markus tells his stories with a twinkle in his eye & in a down to earth kind of manner.
Ilkka Hautala is a teacher of eloquence (puhetaide) and storyteller, who wants to see the meaning in meaningless and legends as a pocket size property of everyone. Story is a tool, art and determinant of one´s humanity to him.
Singer-songwriter Liila Jokelin believes in a strong story. In Liila´s songs melancholic folk, old hit songs and punk-spirited ecstacy fuse into a tune with a core of raw joy and will to love.
In collaboration with Samova ry, Sompasauna, Runokuu
3Troubadours: Mobile Dreams @ TARINAKLUBI Helsinki 25.3. at 6pm
World Storytelling Day @ Ireland! March 20th
Poetry Ireland, Dublin 1, at 7.30pm Storytellers Markus Luukkonen,Csenge Zalka (Hungary), Jack Lynch (Ireland) and three of Ireland’s greatest poets Theo Dorgan, Moya Cannon and Paual Meehan with Bean an Tí Nuala Hayes…
More info & Tickets
Mermaid Arts Centre at 11.30am with Markus Luukkonen and Csenge Zalka (Hungary).
More info & Tickets
Coming on November 2017! Storyteller Markus Luukkonen and visual theatre maker & fine artist Anna Uschanov continue their research of different mediums of telling. ”Lähde” -performance combines storytelling, fine art and object theatre.
Site specific performances in North-Karelia on Autumn 2017.
Join us at Shaibalaiba! Café, a cosy gathering of storytellers, every first Thursday of the month. There is an open stage for anyone who has a story to tell, as well as featured guest storytellers every month.
READ MORE: www.samova.wordpress.com
Vuosaari Stories • Storywalk in Vuosaari
Welcome to a Story Walk in Vuosaari’s Aurinkolahti!
Have you been sitting in a metro thinking about what kind of stories people around you carry ? So have we! In our group there are people that have moved to East-Helsinki from all around the world. One of them is born in Paimio or Morocco, another one is from the Netherlands or Helsinki and the third one…
In the Story Walk we will move outside on nearby surroundings of Villa Lill-Kalvik and we will hear stories about life, dreams and also about Vuosaari.
Fri 29.9. klo 19.00
Sat 30.9. klo 15.00
Sun 1.10. klo 15.00
Free entrance / Reservations: 041 52 68 307
We speak Finnish and English and we can translate to many other languages.
Lähtö / Meeting point: Villa Lill-Kallvik, Juhannusruusunkuja 5 Helsinki
Säänmukainen vaatetus! / Dress according to weather!
Kesto / Duration: 2 h
Vuosaari Stories / Vuosaaren kesäteatteri
Group : Max Bremer, Tosha Einiö, Kajsa Ek, Tuula Hyryläinen, Seija Kitula, Markus Luukkonen, Zahra Sokangoo, Åsa Nybo, Hanna Pajala, Kai Rentola, Houda Wahbi, Willem Wilhelmus, Sarah Zarat.
Supported by Suomen Kulttuurirahasto, Universum