NORTH AMERICA 

(Taiko Events)

Event Name:  North American Taiko Conference

Event date/time: Every other summer

Location:  Various locations in North America

Description: The North American Taiko Conference (NATC) is a biennial event sponsored by the Taiko Community Alliance (TCA). Started in 1997, the conference was first held in Los Angeles, hosted by the Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, with the mission of supporting the growth of taiko in North America. NATC has become a central element of the taiko community, with workshops and discussion sessions for players of all levels. NATC also features public performances featuring a wide variety of taiko groups. NATC is attended by virtually all of the taiko community’s leaders, along with hundreds of players from around the world.

Website: https://natc.taikocommunityalliance.org/

Contact: kristina@taikocommunityalliance.org

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Website photos courtesy of:

Nippon Taiko Foundation, North American Taiko Conference, European Taiko Conference Organizer