Materials for inspiration

The new Regulation of the Network of “Storytelling Libraries” by the Latvian National Commission for UNESCO is regulative document for the “Storytelling Libraries” network that includes principles of identification of local storytellers, documentation and dissemination of results. It serves as a good example how institution can get involved in preserving local oral history.

LV - Regulation of the Network of “Storytelling Libraries” by the Latvian National Commission for UNESCO.

EN - Regulation of the Network of “Storytelling Libraries” by the Latvian National Commission for UNESCO.

 

Elaborated description of the first Zemgales Storytelling festival includes 10 main aspects that organizers faced during the implementation of the event. Festival is one of the good practice and approach how to work with identification, highlighting, documenting, preserving, and raising awareness of the oral history. Material is available in Latvian and English.

LV -  Pirmais Zemgales stāstnieku festivāls – piemērs darbam ar mutvārdu vēstures uzturētājiem Latvijā. 

EN - The first Zemgales Storytelling festival - an example of approach of work with the oral history bearers in Latvia.

 

For historical stories – see  booklet  about nominations from Latvia in UNESCO Memory of the World programme.

Stāstiem par vēsturi – skatiet bukletu par Latvijas vērtībām, kas iekļautas UNESCO programmas „Pasaules atmiņa” sarakstos.