Interview at Taikosource

I recently gave an interview to Benjamin Pachter from Taikosource. In the interview, we talked about the development of taiko drumming in Germany and how to approach taiko as a research topic. You can listen to the interview here.

New groups on the map

We added a couple of new groups to the map. They are, in no certain order: Ibuki Taiko (UK) Bristol Taiko (UK) Tsuchigumo Taiko (UK) Bullfrog Arts (UK) Taiko Evolution (UK) East City Taiko (UK) Taranau Taiko (UK) Isabel Romeo Taiko (Spain) Shinto Taiko (Germany) Atena Taiko (Greece) Information on …

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Awa Odori Paris 2015

Japanese Awa Odori processions will come to Paris on May 24, 2015, bringing with them a multitude of Japanese dancers and drummers. The festival originates from Tokushima City’s Awa Odori (阿波おどり), which is the most famous of many dance festivals held across Japan during the Obon season in mid August. …

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New additions to the map

We’ve added a total of thirteen new groups: Taiko Srbija, Belgrade (Serbia) Australia Miyake Kai, Melbourne (Australia) Toko-ton Taiko, Brisbane (Australia) Taikology, Narara (Australia) Kizuna Gold Coast Taiko Team, Gold Coast (Australia) Hibikiya, Singapore Kampong Chai Chee Community Centre DAIKO, Singapore O • Daiko, Hong Kong (China) Wadaiko Narukami, Dietzenbach (Germany) Denkyo …

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