One story a day sparks the imagination — World Storytelling Day celebrated in Indonesia – Xinhua English.news.cn

A girl holds a teddy bear while walking to a children’s storytelling event on World Storytelling Day in Kampong Dongeng community, Indonesia’s Banten province, March 20, 2022. (Xinhua/Agung Kuncahya B. )

JAKARTA, March 21 (Xinhua) — Storytelling has always been a fascinating art because it exposes children to other cultures and philosophies of life, and develops their inner world of imagination and creativity.

A storytelling event was organized in the Indonesian province of Banten to mark World Storytelling Day, which falls on March 20 every year.

A volunteer tells stories to children during World Storytelling Day in Kampong Dongeng community, Indonesia’s Banten province, March 20, 2022. (Xinhua/Agung Kuncahya B.)

Children interact with a speaker during a storytelling event on World Storytelling Day in Kampong Dongeng community, Indonesia’s Banten province, March 20, 2022. (Xinhua/Agung Kuncahya B.)

Children sing a song during a storytelling event on World Storytelling Day in Kampong Dongeng community, Indonesia’s Banten province, March 20, 2022. (Xinhua/Agung Kuncahya B.)

Children listen to stories during a storytelling event on World Storytelling Day in Kampong Dongeng community, Indonesia’s Banten province, March 20, 2022. (Xinhua/Agung Kuncahya B.)

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