Thursday, June 03, 2010

Ballinasloe Library/Europe Direct Centre - 3 Rivers Storytelling Festival

The 3 Rivers Storytelling Festival,now in its third year, takes place from the 2nd to the 24th of June in the East Galway library catchment area, with some events in Athlone also.
The festival focuses on bringing storytelling to communities in the East Galway area and thus,to make stories and storytellers accessible to both children and adults who might not normally get an opportunity to enjoy this form of the arts.the line up of visiting storytellers this year includes:: SPUD and YAM, Melissa Barker, Liz Weir, Suse Weiss, MairinMhic Lochlainn, Liz Warren, Sue Brown and Danielle Allison.
Libraries in Ballinasloe,Portumna,Loughrea,Eyrecourt,Killimor,Woodford,Athlone and Moate will host visiting storytellers for storytelling sessions in English and Irish. Susa Weiss will visit from Germany as part of Europe Direct Ballinasloe’s continuous programme to promote the arts and culture of European Countries.
Contact local libraries for details of storytelling sessions.

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