The BeSt festival is the flagship yearly festival of the Bangalore Storytelling Festival. This year the fest is planned on the 23rd and 24th of November The Bangalore Storytelling Society is a body of Storytellers who have come together under a common umbrella for the purpose of learning, nurturing, reviving, training and popularizing the art of Oral Storytelling.
Bangalore Storytelling Society (BSS), a registered body, formed in 2013, is dedicated to reviving, promoting, nurturing the art of oral storytelling and popularizing it as a performance medium. The BSS conducts regular storytelling meetups, festivals, and workshops. It also networks and collaborates with international storytelling groups to bring about cultural exchange through storytelling.