Conference and workshops program

Fairy Tale Festival „The Power of Fairy Tale“

with the subtheme  “Tell Me a Story!” at Haapsalu, May 24- 25, 2013


FRIDAY, 24.05.2013 /Haapsalu Culture Center; Posti 3/

9.30 – 10.00 Registration, morning coffee

10.00 –11.30 Opening session

Introduction by the moderator –  Rea Raus

Welcome by mayor of Haapsalu Mr. Urmas Sukles

Youth dance performance- “Dessert” by T-Stuudio

Krista Kumberg (Estonia) „Stories are bridge builder´s“

Oliver-Erik Suik (Estonia) „Strange happenings on the lake Peipsi“

Jens Peter Madsen (Denmark) ”Tell me a story!” – perspectives on storytelling in modern society

Agneta Möller- Salmela (Finland) 10 steps toward reading inspiration

Lisa-Lota Paadik (Estonia)  Miracle Fairy Tales which have come true 

11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break


12.00 – 13.30 Pre –lunch session

The Story of the Logo- Dragon

Kätlin Kaldmaa (Estonia) A  Talking Land

Magmar Undheim (Norway) Fairy-tales and legends from Sirdal

Liisa Karlsson (Finland) The Finnish Storycrafting -method

Viive Noor (Estonia) Exhibition of Estonian and Hungarian illustrators „Crisscross Stories“

13.30 – 14.30 Lunch

14.30 – 16.00 Afternoon session

School play by Waggish Group “Don´t mess with me!”

Viive Noor (Estonia)  „Fairy Tale which touched my soul“         

Kimmo Kauhanen (Finland) „Crowdsourcing in storytelling“

Piret Päär (Estonia)  Why does a stone break a window pane?

15.50 – 16.00 Closing afternoon session


SATURDAY, 25.05.2013 / Children’s library; Wiedemanni 11/

10.00-10.30 Morning Coffee

10.30- 13. 15 Workshops

10.30 Ways and methods when working with children and books moderated by Agneta Möller- Salmela (Finland)

11.30 Find your own story moderated by Piret Päär (Estonia)

12.30 The Finnish Storycrafting method in practise moderated by Liisa Karlsson (Finland)

13.15 Workshops summary


More information:

Central Library of Lääne County

Marika Matvei (conference project leader)

Phone: 472 4492/ +372 58 035 845, e-mail:

Kristi Alaküla (foreign quest relations and conference program)

Phone: 473 5535, e-mail: