taiko

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taiko

(ˈteɪkəʊ)
n
a large Japanese drum
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After playing to audiences of more than seven million, in 400 cities in 17 countries, which include Switzerland, Denmark, Israel, US, Australia, Spain, Belgium, UK, and Germany, critically acclaimed Drum Tao, will explode onto the Manila stage with its groovy mix of dance and martial arts, as the dynamic and innovative Japanese performers beat their wadaiko drums.
Part of a professional drumming group in Tokyo called Wadaiko SAI, he believed a traditional wadaiko (Japanese drums) group would go down well here.
The cultural performances comprised of Wadaiko drumming, martial art demonstration, Japanese and Pakistani songs and display of traditional Japanese drums and dance.
The cultural performances comprised of Wadaiko drumming (traditional Japanese drums), Japanese martial art demonstration, Japanese and Pakistani songs and display of traditional Japanese drums and dance.
The highlight from the first night was the Wadaiko drumming group Gonna, from Japan, whose members' lean muscles ripple as they pound aggressively on their giant drums, causing the deep sounds to reverberate throughout the theatre.
Japan Cultural Trade Network (CTN) & San Francisco International Arts Festival (SFIAF) in association with San Francisco State University present Eitetsu Hayashi Art of Wadaiko - The Heartbeat of Japan with EITETSU FU-UN no KAI Ensemble plus Special Guests Dee Spencer and Musicians from San Francisco School of the Arts.
Kate also tried her hand at Ikebana (flower arranging), Wadaiko (drumming), Odori (traditional dancing) as well as participating in a traditional Tea Ceremony.
India's first ever Interactive Robot show, the Wadaiko Drums show which will be the biggest Japanese performance by 12 drummers, the Rakugo Comedy Storyteller show which will see a glimpse of Japanese humor, the Kimono Dance Show by a Maiko who is a young apprentice Geisha, a Dragon Show, which is one of Japan's most famous symbols, together with the First All India Japanese Anime Cosplay Competition, where young Indian anime fans will be dressed in their favorite anime character's costumes
In order to show their great hope and strong will to build a bright future for the country, a Wadaiko (Japanese drum) team of children, a chorus group and traditional dance performers were invited from the disaster-hit areas, receiving a big round of applause from the guests.
Co-founding member Neil Mackie trained in Japan for two years in the early Nineties, during which time he also studied the philosophy and the way of thinking behind the art of Wadaiko.
Taiko drumming group Wadaiko Ensemble Tokara of Nagano, Japan, will accompany the "Sva" dancers.
A wadaiko ichiro, traditional Japanese drum, performance was displayed at the beginning of the event before Okada and Gunay addressed the audience.