Fairy Tale Festival – The Project of “Hayallerin Gücü Adına!”

Turkey

The fairy tale festival was held in Izmir within the scope of the project of Hayallerin Gücü Adına. The projects aim to improve the self-confidence of children of primary school age, their ability to express themselves verbally and in writing, their imagination, reading and creativity skills.

The projects targets to make a difference in the lives of children through young people as well as to create long-lasting effects through physical and permanent arrangements. As a method, the storytelling method which has proven its benefits and is widely used as an educational methodology in the World has been used recently.

Young people who participate in the storytelling program will analyze their needs and work for 6 weeks in schools they choose and support children to write their own tales. The project will reach 1500 children through 96 Community Volunteers in Istanbul, Ankara, Sivas and Gaziantep in the 2019-2020 academic year.