taiko

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taiko

(ˈteɪkəʊ)
n
a large Japanese drum
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He demonstrated his talents on a 'Wadaiko'; Japanese drums and engulfed the audience in the captivity of its music.
Yamato formed in 1993, its goal was to keep the tradition of Taiko drumming living on, while also incorporating new ideas by introducing the wadaiko drum, which is an instrument they wanted to introduce to the world.
The Japanese cultural performances comprised of Karaoke, traditional Japanese drum beating called Wadaiko, Japanese martial art demonstration, singing of Japanese and Pakistani songs and display of traditional Japanese drums.
On the occasion, the children of Islamabad Japanese School also performed on the occasion and displayed their skill in 'Wadaiko.'
In the final performance of the night, the hall came alive with the rhythmic beating of traditional Japanese drums called Wadaiko, as the young students of the Islamabad Japanese School took the stage.
Kurai also paid tributes to Ghulam Abbas, former minister, for his dedication for promoting Pakistan-Japan relations and thanked him for donating WADAIKO drums to Islamabad Japanese School which were made in Sialkot.
Ghulam Abbas, former minister of Punjab Government, for his dedication for promoting Pakistan-Japan relations and thanked him for donating WADAIKO drums to Islamabad Japanese School which were made in Sialkot.
Daiso Japan recently brought a piece of Japanese culture closer to Filipino audiences as it sponsored the four-day concert of world-renowned Wadaiko drum and dance troupe, Drum Tao, at the Kia Theater in Cubao, Quezon City.
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 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.