JAPAN

(Taiko Event Information)

Event Name: 11th 24 Hour Challenge- Hachijo Taiko ONLINE

Event date/time: November 14 and 15, 2020

Location:  We will connect the world by playing Hachijo Taiko 24 hours non-stop in Hachijo Island, with our friends through online streaming in Japan (Tokyo, Hiroshima, Kobe, Sado, Gunma, Iwate), and around the world (U.S.A., Brazil, Australia, Singapore).

Website: https://www.facebook.com/8jotaiko

Contact:

hachijodaiko@gmail.com

Event Name: Asakusa Taiko Festival

Event date/time: November 3 (Japanese holiday, Culture Day)

Location:  Asakusa Sanyabori-hiroba Place in Sumida-koen Park

Description: This is a passionate taiko festival held in Asakusa, with groups performing from all over Japan. The 4th Asakusa Taiko Festival Date: November 3(Tuesday, holiday), 2020

Venue: Asakusa Sanyabori-hiroba Place in Sumida-koen Park

Website: http://www.nippon-taiko.or.jp/

Contact: Nippon Taiko Foundation

TEL: 03-6205-4377 FAX: 03-6205-4378

E-Mail:info@nippon-taiko.or.jp

Event Name: Ima Hibiki ga Kaze ni Naru 2021

Event date/time: March 28, 2021

Location:  Hakusan City Tsurugi Culture Hall CRANE

Description: A concert for the classes held by The Asano Foundation for Taiko Culture Research.

Website:

Contact: The Asano Foundation for Taiko Culture Research 076-277-1721

Event Name: The 2nd Katsugi Oke Battle

Event date/time: April 4, 2021

Location:  Hakusan City Matto Learning Center

Description: A katsugi-okedo tournament battle that aims to combine sound, rhythm, and performance.

Website:

Contact: Katsugi Oke Battle Committee 076-2771-1721

Event Name: Hakusan International Taiko Extasia 2021

Event date/time: July 18, 2021

Location:  Hakusan City Matto Culture Hall Pino

Description: A concert held every summer for 25 years in Hakusan city, Ishikawa prefecture.

Website:

Contact: Hakusan International Taiko Extasia committee 076-277-1721

Event Name: National Special Needs Taiko Concert

Event date/time: October of every year

Location:  Rotation (with Shizuoka and Tokyo every 5 years)

Description: This is a taiko concert with groups with intellectual and physical disabilities who are actively using taiko from a therapeutic perspective. During the concert, a presentation will be given before each group's performance, giving experience reports of using taiko in their practice, and its effects. The 22nd National Challenged Taiko Festival that was scheduled for October 4, 2020 (Sunday)  has been cancelled.

Website: http://www.nippon-taiko.or.jp/

Contact: Nippon Taiko Foundation

TEL: 03-6205-4377 FAX: 03-6205-4378

E-Mail:info@nippon-taiko.or.jp

Event Name: Japan Taiko Junior Competition

Event date/time: March of every year

Location:  Rotation

Description: This is a national competition held every year to foster the next generation taiko players. Representative teams from all prefectures nationwide at the age of high school student and younger, will compete as contestants. The 22nd Japan Taiko Junior Competition Date: January 6th (Wed), 2020 Venue: Iichiko Culture Center (Oita city, Oita Prefecture) The 23rd Japan Taiko Junior Competition Date: August 15 (Sun), 2021 Venue: Kurashiki City Auditorium (Kurashiki city, Okayama Prefecture)

Website: http://www.nippon-taiko.or.jp/

Contact: Nippon Taiko Foundation

TEL: 03-6205-4377 FAX: 03-6205-4378

E-Mail:info@nippon-taiko.or.jp

Event Name: Japan Taiko Senior Competition

Event date/time: November of every year

Location:  Ishikawa prefecture

Description: This is a competition for seniors over 60 years old. The competition is held to pass on the taiko technique that they have cultivated over many years, to the younger generation, and also to provide seniors with the opportunity to play taiko. The 17nd Japan Taiko Senior Competition Date: March 21st (Sun), 2021 Venue: Urara Theater Komatsu (Komatsu city, Ishikawa Prefecture)

Website: http://www.nippon-taiko.or.jp/

Contact: Nippon Taiko Foundation

TEL: 03-6205-4377 FAX: 03-6205-4378

E-Mail:info@nippon-taiko.or.jp

Event Name: Nippon Taiko Seminars

Event date/time: Every February, June, September

Location:  Rotation

Description: The seminar is held several times every year throughout the country with the aim of training Japanese taiko drummers and improving their skills to men and women of all ages, from beginners to veterans. We offer a wide range of courses from basic courses to specialized courses. Next seminar: Date: February 13, and 14 (Sat & Sun), 2021 Venue: Seahat Omura(Omura city, Nagasaki Prefecture))

Website: http://www.nippon-taiko.or.jp/

Contact: Nippon Taiko Foundation

TEL: 03-6205-4377 FAX: 03-6205-4378

E-Mail: info@nippon-taiko.or.jp

Event Name: TAWOORHYTHM2021

Event date/time: Sunday, June 20, 2021

Location:  Nishiarai galaxcity(Adachi-ku, Tokyo,Japan)

Description: TAWOORHYTHM is a festival of Taiko people.GOCOO,TAWOO,brothers teams active in various parts of the world and Japan. More than 150 people from adults to children will appear.

Website: http://www.nippon-taiko.or.jp/

Contact:

Email : tawoo-dojoo@tawoo.tv

WEB Contact:http://tokyo.tawoo.tv/?page_id=49

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