Wed, 17 Jan|
Lisburn City Library
Lisburn City Library Yarnspinners with Masako Carey
Masako Carey was born in Tokyo, Japan. She met her Irish born husband through business and came to Northern Ireland 20 years ago.During the pandemic she completed a storytelling qualification and hasn't stopped telling stories since. Book your place by contacting the Library. Suggested donation £3.
Time & Location
17 Jan 2024, 14:30 – 16:00
Lisburn City Library , 23 Linenhall St, Antrim, Lisburn BT28 1FJ, UK
About the Event
Masako Carey was born in Tokyo, Japan. She trained as a kindergarten teacher, interpreter and cultural trainer. She met her Irish born husband through business and came to Northern Ireland 20 years ago.
During the pandemic she completed a storytelling qualification and since then, Masako has performed her stories for adults and children at various events through the Armstrong Storytelling Trust, Libraries NI, Museums NI, Poetry of Ireland, Mid and East Antrim and Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council. She was a featured storyteller at Belfast Mela and the Cape Clear International Storytelling Festival and was awarded with Ethnic Minority Mentoring and Residential Grant by National Lottery Fund through Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Masako was mentored by renowned awarded storyteller Daniel Morden and performed her show of Japanese folktales at the Black Box in Belfast in 2022