August 28, 2017
Past participants tell you why you should come to #Story17
There is no one better for telling you what The Power of Storytelling is really about than our past participants.
October 24, 2016
What does bravery mean to you?
We challenged #Story16 participants to share their thoughts on what bravery means to them and pin them on our Wanderwall.
October 17, 2016
13 takeaways from #Story16
What we learned at the sixth edition of The Power of Storytelling.
October 6, 2016
Get ready for #Story16
One week to go, we put together a list of things to read, listen to or watch to get to know the speakers better.
October 3, 2016
Supporter stories: Passion for music doesn’t stop once you’re retired
At 73, Florica loves music as much as she did when she was younger; maybe even more after NN Romania helped her go to Electric Castle.
September 30, 2016
Supporter stories: Programming as a kid
How kids can learn computer programming through games and fun.
September 21, 2016
Supporter stories: UniCredit Bank brings football fans closer to sports performance
By supporting the #UCLTrophyTour, UniCredit Bank wants to inspire people to dream big and strive to overcome obstacles.
September 19, 2016
Cătălin Tolontan on the ethics of journalism and the future of media
Cătălin Tolontan is one of the best known and most awarded investigative and sports journalists in Romania. Here are some of his principles on work and ethics.
September 13, 2016
The conference is sold out
We have closed the registration process, as we’ve booked all the spots. However, we’re putting together a waiting list.
September 6, 2016
Tim Howard on his path from music to radio
Tim Howard is the Executive Producer at Reply All, a podcast from Gimlet Media. In his free time, he writes and records music.
August 28, 2016
Jonah Sachs on why stories matter in marketing
Jonah Sachs, the marketing maven of good causes, is returning to The Power of Storytelling after two years with a talk on exploring different ways of thinking about the world.
August 24, 2016
Past participants: Why you should come to #Story16
As we prepare for our sixth edition, we take a look back at what past participants said about the previous ones. They’re the best indicators of the experience you’ll be signing for.
August 16, 2016
Jacqui Banaszynski on the courage of telling stories
Jacqui Banaszynski has been with us from the first edition, both as speaker and as a mentor. She told us stories, taught us about craft, gave us multiple tips on writing, but mostly she inspired us.
August 16, 2016
Tara Skurtu on feeling poetry and letting one’s writing go free
Not getting admitted to medical school made Tara Skurtu follow her passion for poetry. She is now a poetess, a translator and a creative writing teacher in Transylvania, the homeland of her great-grandparents.
August 10, 2016
Jon Mooallem on freelancing, the benefits of journalism school and writing about wildlife
Jon Mooallem is the author of Wild Ones, named the best book of 2013 by the New York Times Book Review, and a writer-at-large for The New York Times.
August 7, 2016
Speakers books translated into Romanian: “The End of The Perfect Ten”, by Dvora Meyers
Romanian readers can now find Dvora Meyers’ book on the evolution of elite women’s gymnastics on local shelves, a perfect read during the Olympics.
August 2, 2016
Wendy MacNaughton on using drawings and words to convey human emotion
Through her drawings, Wendy MacNaughton tries to take viewers out of their everyday life and context and get them to walk into someone else’s shoes.
July 31, 2016
Dvora Meyers on writing about your passion
Brooklyn based journalist Dvora Meyers has been researching her niche since she was eight. That’s when she started practicing gymnastics, a passion she recently turned into a book.
July 25, 2016
Brian Lindstrom on building intimacy with the subjects of his films
Brian Lindstrom knew he wanted to make films when he was still in primary school. His documentaries aim “to reduce stigma and reveal the humanity of those living on the margins”.
July 21, 2016
Caroline Paul on living and writing about a life of adventures
Caroline Paul always knew that she never wanted to have a ”brief case and an office” type of job.
July 17, 2016
Colin Meloy on creating music and performing on stage
Colin’s extensive vocabulary and well known passion for obscure words turned him into one of the most intriguing songwriters of the past decade.
July 9, 2016
Cheryl Strayed on fear, hiking alone and writing a bestselling book about the experience
When she felt she reached “the bottom of her life”, Cheryl Strayed embarked on a three month hiking trip, then wrote a book about how it changed her. It became a #1 New York Times Bestseller.
July 4, 2016
David Sedaris: “Keeping a diary helps somehow tame the world around me”
David Sedaris on keeping a diary and what informs his writing: fucked up human behaviour, racial relations in America and disturbing, disgusting or generally funny events.
June 27, 2016
Carson Ellis on her creative process and her advice to young artists
Meet 2016 speaker Carson Ellis: insights into her creative process, her charmed life on a farm and being married to The Decemberists’ Colin Meloy.
June 23, 2016
New speakers confirmed
Check out the latest additions to the list of speakers you won’t want to miss this October.
June 23, 2016
Registration open for #story16!
Book your place for the 6th edition of The Power of Storytelling.
May 25, 2016
An evening with David Sedaris
Come meet David Sedaris, one of the best humor writers alive. He will read and sign books on June 20, at ARCUB.
May 3, 2016
2016 speakers announced
Meet the superstar storytellers coming to Bucharest on 14-15 October for our 6th edition.