What format does your story have?

We collect all kind of non-fictional and fictional stories that meet the following criteria:

  • Duration: 2 to 5 minutes
  • Languages: English, German, Swedish, Greek, Italian, French
  • Recorded story (audio file in mp3, ogg or aac)

Feel free to add sound or music to your story – this is not mandatory and will not give extra points but might make your story more vivid.

What kind of stories can you tell?

You can tell any kind of stories as long as they have relevance to the topic of the LISTEN project.

Your story can be a memory or experience you want to share as well as a fairy-tale or a legend (from your home country). The story can also be your (life) story or an invented one.

What conditions do you accept by submitting a project?

By submitting a project, you accept that LISTEN is entitled to publish the submitted projects on the internet or in other media also in modified form, and that your data can be electronically processed and published.

Sound sources can be used if it is made by your own, if the author has given his/her explicit consent, or if they are freely accessible sources such as on soundcloud.

All submissions must be in line with European copyright laws. Short quotes may be used if the source is clearly listed.

Your submissions shall contain no statements, facts, information or quotes which are hurtful to or disparaging of individuals or groups. Your submissions shall contain no statements, facts, information or quotes on the basis of which people can be persecuted due to the colour of their skin, their opinions, nationality, gender, profession or conviction. Your submissions shall not encourage others to commit crimes or violate laws.