graphics: Ursula Breinl

Erzählkunst e.V. presents

2. International Summer Storytelling Festival

August 29th – September 1st 2024:

TRANSMISSION – right here, right now

im/at the Kulturinsel im Thälmann-Park

Performances in English and in German
Wann/ When: August 29th – September 1st 2024
Wo/Where: Open Air Stage in the Kulturinsel, Ernst-Thälmann-Park and in the Theatre unterm Dach, Danziger Str. 103, 10405 Berlin
Wer/Who: Meet Mimesis Heidi Dahlsveen (Norway), Boglárka Klitsie-Szabad (Hungary), Raphael Rodan (Israel/ Netherlands), Erik Sjøholm (Finland), Maria Carmela Marinelli (Italy), Christine Lander (Germany), Ragnhild Mørch, Kathleen Rappolt and others.
More information coming soon

Festival direction: Naemi Schmidt-Lauber, Nicola Knappe, Sven Tjaben

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Photo: N Schmidt-Lauber

The Storytelling Stage is in the summer break!

KulturMarktHalle, Hanns-Eisler-Str. 93, 10409 Berlin

The summer festival of the storytelling stage is cancelled this year, please visit us from 29th of August til 1st of September at the STORY OASE FESTIVAL 2024 on the “Kulturinsel im Thälmann-Park”.

The new storytelling stage season starts on 20th of September 2024.

And what else do we have to offer?

Collage der Dozent:innen, Fotos: DiLenz

Annual Course in Free Storytelling

A new basic course Free Storytelling starts in October, registration open NOW.
The teaching language is German.

October 2024 – June 2025

The courses take place on Saturdays from 10 am – 5 pm and on Sundays from 10 am – 3 pm.
The number of participants is limited to 12.


with Soogi Kang under

More Information here

Erzählkunst goes international!

Networking is everything– Berlin – Budapest – Brixen

Storytelling brings people together, creates experiences, weaves a web from mouth to ear across all borders. We think outside the box and wander far and wide, as stories once did, to bring home our impressions, new connections and great storytelling artists inside.

From June 25.-27. 2024, storytelling artists from all over Europe met in Glasgow for the annual conference of FEST, the Federation of European StoryTellers:  FEST Conference – FEST Network (

From June 13. – 16. 2024 ,the German-speaking storytellers from Austria, Switzerland and Germany network in Grünau in the Almtal in Österreich at the Erzählertreffen des VEE: Erzählertreffen – VEE (

Erzählkunst e.V. makes the artform of storytelling visible:

World Storytelling Day March 20th, 2024
Building bridges/ Brücken bauen

Events in many countries around the world are dedicated to the art of oral storytelling on the days around 20 March – with the aim of sharing stories, enjoying the wealth of images, languages and stories and making new contacts. Members of Erzählkunst eV can be seen:

on Wednesday March 20th from 4 til 6 pm at the Friedrichsbrücke an der Museumsinsel
in Berlin Mitte

on Friday March 22th at 6 pm and 8 pm in the Figurentheater Grashüpfer in Treptower Park Berlin Treptow

on Saturday March 23rd at 4 pm and at 7 pm at the Ibn Rush – Goethe Moschee, Berlin Moabit, Charity event in favour of the mosque, registration at

Erzählkunst e.V. presented

1st International Open-Air Storytelling Festival, 2023

at the Kulturinsel

Performances in English and in German
When: Friday 8th – Sunday 10th of September, 2023
Where: Open Air Stage at the Kulturinsel, Ernst-Thälmann-Park,
next to the “Theater unterm Dach”, Danziger Str. 103, 10405 Berlin
Who: Juliana Marín Fryling (Col), Dougie Mackay (UK), Milda Varnauskaité (Lit), Neslihan Arol (TR/ Berlin), Sooi Kang (Korea), Silvia Freund (Austria), Johanna Wollin (Berlin) & others
Direction Naemi Schmidt-Lauber, Nicola Knappe, Sven Tjaben

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We celebrated: 15 Years of Storytelling Stage Erzählbühne!

The big celebration for the anniversary

with surprise guests, live music, fire show and open stage.
We ate, drank, sang, laughed and listened to stories – and we are already looking forward to the next 15 years with you!

At the 2.12.2022 in the KulturMarktHalle Berlin.
And it goes on, every month on the 3rd Friday, next time in autumn 2023.

More information here