The Centre for Sound Communities Blog

Register Online for Singing Storytellers Symposium!

July 8, 2014

Dear colleagues, greetings to you on behalf of the Singing Storytellers organizers! Online Registration is now available on our website. ***All presenters must be registered no later than July 21st, 2014 – or will be removed from the final program, which will be created shortly after July 21st, 2014.*** Note that the schedule of presentations…

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Singing Storytellers in Celtic Colours Festival!

July 3, 2014

Celtic Colours International Festival, one of Singing Storytellers major partners, has posted their program! Some of our Singing Storytellers Symposium program events are featured: Our first full day of workshops and performances at Sydney’s Public Library, and the evening’s special session, A Life in Song and Story. Admission for these events is covered by your symposium registration! Celtic Colours is hosting…

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Singing Storytellers in the media!

May 30, 2014

Singing Storytellers and its multiple outreach activities have been getting plenty of media attention! Here are some recent news articles. Singing Storytellers prompted the participation of a new community venue for Celtic Colours International Festival! news article title: “Celtic Colours Ukrainian Style!” Singing Storytellers bard recently back from Ukraine – in Cape Breton for recording…

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Preliminary Program

May 22, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the Singing Storytellers Preliminary Program is now available on our website! ***Please note that some aspects of this preliminary program are pending approval of funding and cannot be confirmed until all grant applications have been adjudicated. Information will be updated as it becomes available over the coming weeks.*** Once the program has…

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Letters of Acceptance

April 14, 2014

We have begun notifying applicants of the proposals that have been accepted for presentation! Please allow a few days for all of the notifications to be circulated. The deadline for pre-registration by presenters whose proposals have been accepted is 15 July 2014. However, if you would like your presentation to be considered for advertisement in…

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Singing Storytellers awarded province's support4culture grant!

March 19, 2014

Singing Storytellers thanks the Province of Nova Scotia and the Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage and the One Time Emerging Culture and Heritage Program for funding our symposium! Singing Storytellers recognizes funding from the Support4Culture, a designated lottery program of the Nova Scotia Provincial Lotteries and Casino Corporation.

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Thank you for your proposals!

March 17, 2014

The deadline for proposals has now passed and we are reviewing them. There are an exciting number of very strong proposals for scholarly papers, workshops, exhibits and film screenings! We are also working with a number of international artists on special performances and theatrical presentations. We’ll be in touch with those who’ve submitted proposals by…

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Kiwanis Club to provide local shuttle service!

March 8, 2014

OUR GREAT THANKS to the members of the Cape Breton KIWANIS CLUB who have very kindly and generously agreed to provide local shuttle service for Symposium participants during the Singing Storytellers Symposium! This is an tremendous demonstration of the kindness and hospitality of Cape Bretoners!

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Singing Storytellers now has a FaceBook Page!

February 13, 2014

Check out our FB page – and like us! Share us with your friends and colleagues. https://www.facebook.com/singingstorytellers  

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Other Languages

February 12, 2014

More translations of the Call for Participation have been added – on a new page on our website, Other Languages! The invitation to participate in this exciting international symposium is now available in 7 languages.

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