The unofficial holiday encourages celebrators to read, tell, and listen to fairy tales from around the world.
I want to hear all about your favourite fairy tales!
A form of folk tales, fairy tales have a strong oral and written tradition all around the world – with cultures adopting whole or parts of tales from other cultures. Did you know? Before the 17th century, fairy tales often had themes unsuitable for children and were written mostly for adults. Which is interesting, because that is around the time of the Grimms Brothers and Hans Christian Andersen, which, personally, I probably tell those particular tales to my children, lol
I guess things were different then though, lol
I was always fascinated by the tale of “Snow-White and Rose-Red” Brothers Grimm. Why? Probably had something to do with the Bear turning into a Prince. Which explain my favourite Disney Fairy Tale.
Which by the way, you should all watch the French modern version, if you can handle subtitles … It is a beautiful film!