Fire Jumping Festival
Persian painting from the Safavid Era.
15 Steps to Starting a Music Festival in a Bad Economy – Useful information and guidance on how to get a first year music festival off the ground.http://www.jpmusicfestival.com/resources/15-steps-to-a-local-music-festival.pdf
Department of Cultural Affairs: City of Los Angeles – This booklet offers information and suggestions include:
· Festival Sites
· Public and Community Relationshttp://www.culturela.org/events/Festivals/festivalproducer/Festival_Handbook.pdf
Fáilte Ireland Festival and Events Best Practice Guide – This guide is chock-full of amazing advice on festival management, advertising, marketing strategies, partnerships, press releases, sponsors, everything to make your festival shine.http://www.aoifeonline.com/uplds/best_practice_guide07.pdf
Trading Places: From Theatre Director to Festival Producer – From the Cultural Professionals Network this article in The Guardian offers insight into switching roles and adapting skills to produce a festival.http://www.theguardian.com/culture-professionals-network/culture-professionals-blog/2014/feb/13/trading-theatre-director-festival-producer
August 26 is National Dog Day. Below are some stories to celebrate our canine friends.
Black Dog of Hanging Hills – USA
The Dog and the Pig – India
The Dog and the Sparrow – Grimmhttp://www.authorama.com/grimms-fairy-tales-8.html
The Giant Dog - Eskimo
The Golden Beetle or Why Dog Hates Cat – China
The Greyhound, The Serpent and The Child - Italy
The Sheep, the Shepherd and the Dog – Fable
Spectre-Dogs – Englandhttp://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/eng/efft/efft65.htm
The Three Dogs - Germany
The Tortoise, the Dog and the Farmer - Africa
Why Dogs Sniff Tails - Iroquois
September 7 is Grandparents Day here in the United States. I offer you a previous blog post with stories, curriculum and more to help celebrate this special day.
Storybug.net – Grandparents Add Richness To Our Liveshttp://karenchace.blogspot.com/2012/08/grandparents-adding-richess-to-our-lives.html
Miscellaneous SitesChinese Tales – This is a perfect choice since on section of this the site contains stories associated with festivals. In addition, there stories of war, strategy, love, myths, Buddhists tales and more.
Twenty-Three Tales by Leo Tolstoy, 1907. The book is divided into seven parts and includes tales for children, short stories and Russian folktales.http://www.ccel.org/ccel/tolstoy/23_tales.html
Motif-Index of Folk-Literature by Stith Thompson. A classification of narrative elements in Folktales, Ballads, Myths, Fables, Mediaeval Romances, Fabliaux, Jest-Books and Local Legends. These books are fully searchable. Now it is easier than ever to research stories by theme.
Volume I: A - CVolume 3: F- H
Volume 2: D - E
Volume 2: D - E
Volume 4: J - K
Volume 5: L - Z
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