Discover Ovid’s Baucis et Philemon, retold as myth, fairy tale, fable, poem and as seen in art.
Storytelling in Bali is an age old tradition, and an ancient art. It symbolizes the living tradition of storytelling that deeply explains and entertains, morally educates and brings communities together. In Balinese culture- art, ritual, and performance overlap in various ways, stories are continually told and retold.
Nasreddin Hodja has many names and is also sometimes referred to as “Nasrudin”,“the Mulla” and as “the Hodja” or “Hoca”. … TREE STORIES by Nasreddin Hodja
K uka, is Quechua and means unique, excellent and sacred. Discover the legend and folklore of the coca leaf in Peru and Bolivia and its use in traditional Andean culture. … BOLIVIA•PERU: On the origins of MAMA COCA
T he ‘”hoja sagrada” or “sacred leaf” has enormous significance to Aymara and Quechua people. … PERU•BOLIVIA: COCA, God Intis gift
A re magical animals, fairies, mermaids, ghosts, giants and gods all gone, with the mythical times? … FOLKLORE: Memory, Modernity & Identity