Daily Archives: 2011/09/06

Iceland Part I

[This is written in english to make it more accessible both to some icelanders and to international visitors. Just a warning to swedish readers – the word saga here has absolutely nothing to do with what it means in swedish]

Written words, oral storytelling or poetry?
I have just learned that the World Storytelling Day and the World Poetry Day happens closely or on the very same day. So why not use both art forms in the same performance? There are many traditions around the globe where you do exactly that. I think it works very well with the saga of Egil Skallagrimsson. And the Gisle Sursson saga mentioned in the video also comes with a lot of poetry.
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