October, 18–19, 2019
Radisson Blu, Bucharest
Oct 18-19, 2019

Tag: #Story15

January 24, 2016

Remembering #Story15 on film

Here are the video memories from the fifth edition of our conference.
November 1, 2015

Live sketches from #Story15: Oana Lohan

The story of our conference told in drawings by Oana Lohan, shaped as a DIY zine, for you to print and fold.
October 28, 2015

Live sketches from #Story15: Ioana Șopov

Amazing portraits of our speakers, captured live by graphic designer and illustrator Ioana Șopov.
October 25, 2015

Live sketches from #Story15 Cluj

We invited Illustrator Paul Muresan to draw what he saw and heard during the second edition of our Cluj conference.
October 19, 2015

Where I’m From: The collective poem that ended #Story15

This year's conference had a special ending: a collective poem that the speakers read in front of the audience.
October 16, 2015

Story Map

At #Story15 we asked you to bring a printed memory of a special place in your life, write its story and pin it on a map. Here is the result.
October 15, 2015

Takeaways from #Story15: Cluj edition

This is the second year The Power of Storytelling also spread its magic in Cluj. Here's what we learned.
October 11, 2015

Takeaways from #Story15: Day 2

Check out the main highlights from Day 2 of The Power of Storytelling.
October 9, 2015

Takeaways from #Story15: Day 1

Here’s what we learned on the first day of The Power of Storytelling conference.
October 7, 2015

Behind the scenes of #Story15

The making of #Story15; the best moments shared on social media captured via Storify.
October 1, 2015

Get ready for #Story15

One week to go. Here's a list of things to read, listen to or watch, essential to get to know the speakers better.
October 1, 2015

Supporter stories: Inside Lateral’s creative process

The story behind one of the games designed by Lateral, from idea to tablet
September 30, 2015

Supporter Stories: Finding the story in the mundane

To mark its rebranding and a change in the way they talk to their clients, NN dropped the statistics and gave voice to a person.
September 28, 2015

Five reasons you should come to The Power of Storytelling in Cluj

With superstar storytellers in all kinds of mediums, this year’s conference is spreading once again to Cluj. We give you the most important 5 reasons you should absolutely join our 2nd edition here.
September 27, 2015

Supporter stories: Family reunion

Inside Renault Day, that day of the year when the employees are invited to bring their home families to meet their work family.
September 22, 2015

Supporter stories: How Telekom helped teenagers spread stories

In 2014, just before the first issue of Plic, o revistă went to print, Telekom showed interest in sponsoring this surprising endeavour.
September 20, 2015

Two more speakers’ books translated in Romanian

Romanian versions of two more books by our speakers are ready to hit the bookstores at the end of this month: Michael Paterniti’s The Telling Room and Wendy MacNaughton’s Lost Cat
September 17, 2015

Supporter stories: Guiding creative entrepreneurs to success

All businesses have origin stories – the flash that sparked the idea, the first sale, the satisfied early adopters –, and these stories are fuel both to the entrepreneurs involved, as well as to others seeking inspiration and courage.
September 17, 2015

Supporter stories: When sports and technology met

The story behind our partners HTC’s support of Ciclaton, a sports adventure with a fundraising mission.
September 12, 2015

Supporter stories: Romanian tales, as told by HBO

On a stride to find fiction projects that are suitable for it, and also to reach new, talented people to write and develop them with, our partner, HBO Romania, recently closed its first script contest dedicated to TV series and TV production.
September 8, 2015

Two of our speakers’s books translated into Romanian

Romanian readers can now find Leslie Jamison’s The Empathy Exams and John Freeman’s How to Read a Novelist on local shelves.
August 25, 2015

Carmen Bugan: How a children’s story ended up in the secret police’s files

Carmen Bugan wrote about the experience of growing up in communist Romania and having her father arrested for "propaganda against the socialist regime". This piece she wrote in 2012 shows the absurdity of life during Ceausescu's regime and how her childhood adventures became evidence in the file against her father.
August 13, 2015

Richard Koci Hernandez on creating art in the age of „social photography”

Photographer and multimedia journalist Richard Koci Hernandez won an Emmy award in 2008 for his documentary Uprooted and was nominated twice for a Pulitzer Prize, but he might be best known for his Instagram account (@koci).
August 11, 2015

14 speakers, 14 reasons to come to The Power of Storytelling

There are hundreds of reasons to join our conference this year, but we narrowed it down to 11 really important ones.
August 6, 2015

Dan Perjovschi: Vanishing Points

Dan Perjovschi draws his trademark figures on the walls of the world’s most important art institutions, but he couldn’t do them without Romania. ● Article published in DoR Magazine, Winter 2011/2012.
August 4, 2015

Alexander Nanau on telling real stories through film

Alexander Nanau tells impressive life stories with empathy and skill, making sure they travel around the world, for everyone to watch.
August 3, 2015

Our favourite stories: Michael Paterniti

Michael Paterniti has gone around the world twice looking for stories of people pushed to their limits. From there, where fear meets despair, he shows us what humanity is.
July 29, 2015

Jacqui Banaszynski on stories that make a difference

Jacqui Banaszynski didn’t set out to become a storyteller, but turned out to be one of the most fervent believers in the power of stories to open minds, touch hearts and change lives.
July 29, 2015

Chris Jones on doing meaningful work

One of the most important magazine writers in the world weights in on the role luck played in his career.
July 21, 2015

Why is storytelling important

Our 2015 speakers share their belief in the power of stories and talk about how the use of storytelling in their work.
July 15, 2015

Leslie Jamison: A cheat sheet

12 things you need to know about the author of The Empathy Exams, a spectacular blend of memoir, reporting, and cultural criticism that investigates pain, our ability to understand it, process it, as well as see it and acknowledge it in others.
July 15, 2015

Robert Krulwich on falling in love with your work

Curiosity has followed Robert Krulwich throughout his career, from Columbia Law School, to Award-winning television programs and ultimately to one of public radio’s most popular shows.
July 14, 2015

#Story15 Theme: A Sense of Place

At this year’s conference our speakers will tackle the idea of place in a story, the way it is conveyed, depicted, researched, and understood.
July 2, 2015

John Freeman on interviewing the most famous authors in the world

An unlikely Midwesterner with a passion for basketball became the universal BFF to the contemporary writer. And a poet.
July 1, 2015

Wendy MacNaughton on drawing people’s stories

Graphic journalist Wendy MacNaughton’s journey to illustration was not a common one. Here are some of the things she learned along the way.
June 30, 2015

10 storytelling tips from past editions

We celebrate being only 100 days away from our fifth edition with 10 pieces of advice gathered in these past years of storytelling wisdom and inspiration.
June 21, 2015

Registration open

Book your place for the 5th edition of The Power of Storytelling.
June 20, 2015

New speakers confirmed

Check out the latest additions to the list of speakers you won’t want to miss this October.
June 15, 2015

Reading list: Laurie Hertzel

We asked 2011 speaker Laurie Hertzel to recommend some of her favorite nonfiction books to read this summer.
May 8, 2015

Announcing 2015 speakers

The wait is over. Here are the superstar storytellers coming to Bucharest this October.
April 6, 2015

Meet our new partner: Lateral

We’re happy to announce that our conference is now planned, designed and organized together with the awesome people at Lateral.
March 31, 2015

#Story15 in the making

This year’s edition is our fifth, so we’re going to make it a truly spectacular experience. Here are some of the plans we have for #Story15.