|*1982-1990 Worked as a storyteller, puppeteer, also Kamishibai storyteller at Sakura City Library children’s story time.||
|*1990-1994 While she lived in USA, she had 2 regular children’s story times in Japanese at Perrot Memorial Library and Darien Library in Connecticut State.
Also she performed Japanese folktales at schools, kindergartens, and Storytelling Festivals.
1992, Connecticut Story telling Festival.
LOTS OF HUGS
1992,93, Sound Waters Storytelling Festival.
1991,92,93, Tellabration in Connecticut state.
|*1995 Masako launched “Japan Tellabration! The Month of Storytelling ” around Japan. Since then, as a Japan Tellabration coordinator, she organizes it every year.|
|*Since 1996, she serves on the Board of Directors of the Japan storytelling Network.|
|*Since 1997, working as a director and a teacher of the Storytelling Seminar produced by Japan Storytellers Association.|
|*As a storyteller, she gives workshops, shares stories at schools, libraries,
halls, hospitals, and Storytelling Festivals around the world.
1996, The 3rd Japan Storytelling Festival
1997, Australian National Storytelling Festival
1998, The 20th Annual Toronto Festival of Storytelling in Canada
2002,The 6th Japan Storytelling Festival
2002, Asian Congress of Storytellers 2002 ,Singapore
2003, The 25th Annual Toronto Festival of Storytelling in Canada
2004, Yukon Storytelling Festival in Canada
2005, National Storytelling Festival in US
2009, Talk Story Conference in Hawaii
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