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Stories connect people. We think cultural heritage does too.
Digital Storytelling Festival is an online event by Europeana and The Heritage Lab, non-profits in Europe and India bringing culture to people digitally.
There are millions of openly licensed digitised objects from cultural institutions across the world. …
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·Updated Aug 11
Discover the winners of the 1st Digital Storytelling Festival
The first edition of the Digital Storytelling Festival encouraged people to create digital stories from openly licensed cultural heritage collections. At its recent closing event, Festival participants, the Jury and cultural heritage enthusiasts celebrated and looked back at the inaugural edition.
The session began with a peek behind the scenes…
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·Jul 4
The first edition of the Digital Storytelling Festival encouraged people to create digital stories from openly licensed cultural heritage collections. Join the Festival’s Closing Online Event on Wednesday July 21st
12:15 PM — 1:30 PM BST | 1:15 PM — 2:30 PM CEST
4:45 PM — 6 PM IST | 8:45 PM — 10 PM AGST
During this interactive online sessions, we will:
announce the contest winners
explore this year’s submissions
discuss the opportunities and challenges related to storytelling and work with openly licensed cultural heritage collections
showcase inspiring examples of storytelling by professionals from the culture sector
Register here
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·Updated Jul 1
People’s Choice Award voting is open!
You can now vote for your favourite entries. Use the “Applause” button under each story to vote for it. The story with the most ‘claps’ will receive the People’s Choice Award. The voting deadline is July 18th.
Explore the submissions and vote here.
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·Jun 3
Folklore from across Europe — fascinating open collections
Digital cultural heritage collections are a great way to preserve and promote folk tales, music and traditional ways of living. Take a look at this selection of open collections exploring folklore from across Europe.
1. Recordings, images and documents from Irish Traditional Music Archive on Europeana
Ireland must be heaven, for my mother came from there
1 score (4 p.) : ill., music in staff notation, Irish Traditional Music Archive, public domain
2. Folk costume photographs by Gösta Florman from Stiefelsen Nordska Museet on Europeana
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·May 21
Telling digital stories with GIFs
GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is the second most popular image format used on the Internet, after JPEG. While GIFs have been around for about 30 years, they became very popular in the 2010s, with the rise of social media — especially Tumblr. …
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·May 19
Diversity and inclusion — open collections from across the world
Digitised cultural heritage collections can play an important role in protecting and promoting diversity and inclusion. Explore this selection of material from across the world featuring the cultural heritage of various communities:
1. The collection of National Museum of African American History and Culture via Smithsonian
Placard from March on Washington “WE DEMAND AN END TO POLICE BRUTALITY NOW”, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Samuel Y. Edgerton, CC0
2. Objects from the Immigration Museum of the State of São Paulo
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·May 17
List of Digital Storytelling Tools
Are you looking to create digital stories using openly licensed cultural heritage content from around the world? If you’re unsure about how to start, don’t worry — the internet has got your back!
Following are a list of easily accessible tools that will help you create videos, graphics, social media posts, interactive images, GIFs, and a lot more. Explore, get inspired and learn:
Graphics:
a) Canva
b) Easel.ly
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·May 13
Everyday objects and images depicting daily life — inspiring open collections
Everyday objects and images depicting daily life — inspiring open collections can tell a lot about the way people lived in the past. They also help bring memories and ideas to life. Explore this selection of objects from cultural heritage across the world:
1. Everyday objects from the collection of Museo del Objeto del Objeto
Mending Tape from the second half of the 20th century, Museo del Objeto del Objeto, CC BY
2. Vintage toys from the collection of Deventer Musea on Europeana
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·May 7
Digital storytelling — best practices and tips
While digital storytelling can take many different forms, the best examples engage people on a personal and emotional level. Watch our video and take a look at the infographic to learn about best practices — in less than 10 minutes!
Would you like to learn more and explore the examples? Read our article here. Ready to create your own story for our creative competition? Find out how it works, discover step-by-step tutorials and inspiring content and submit your entry. Don’t forget to share your thoughts using hashtag #DigiStoryFest on social media.
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