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ZEG – Tbilisi Storytelling Festival Returns on June 21-23

ZEG – The International Storytelling Festival is back! For three days, leading professionals from various industries will share their inspiring and unique stories. The festival, featuring discussions, sessions, film screenings, workshops, educational tours, and informal events, will be held on June 21-23 in Tbilisi.

The ZEG – Tbilisi Storytelling Festival stage is annually dedicated to professionals from media, literature, photography, cinema, technology, and other fields, showcasing outstanding and intriguing stories from around the world and personal experiences. This year, ZEG will focus significantly on current events in Georgia.

The list of speakers at ZEG is extensive and diverse, promising inspiration for all attendees. This year, over 100 foreign and local speakers will participate, including Maria Ressa, Nobel Peace Prize laureate; Gary Shteyngart, The New York Times bestselling author; Bao Nguyen, an Emmy-nominated filmmaker known for documentaries about Bruce Lee and the global hit "We Are the World"; Molly Crabapple, an artist whose animated films have been nominated for three Emmys; Joe Sabia, creator of Vogue's iconic "73 Questions"; Volodymyr Yermolenko, Ukrainian philosopher and journalist, editor-in-chief of; Adam Pincus, an Emmy, Webby, and Cannes Lion Award-winning film producer and creative director; among many other leading professionals from around the world.

The festival is organized by Impact Hub Tbilisi and Coda Story, with support from TBC Concept, Visa, the US Embassy in Georgia, Radio Liberty, IFPIM, Strategy and Development Center CSD, the British Embassy in Georgia, Civil Society Foundation, IREX, Setanta Sports, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ROOMS, MARGO, Honore, Jujuna, and Windfor's.