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Tamagawa University Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe (The Kennedy Center)

Tamagawa University Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe

The Tamagawa University Taiko Dance Group has been touring the world since 1961, visiting Mexico, England, Greece, Canada, Malaysia, Russia, Indonesia, Africa and the United States. Their amazing performance of high-energy Taiko drumming and Japanese folkloric dance has received rave reviews from the New York Times and other media. They won Third Prize in competition against 450 other groups at the Tokyo International Taiko contest 2006. With growing numbers of fans every year, they return to the U.S.

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Tamagawa University Taiko Dance Ensemble 4/13/12: Tamagawa University Taiko Dance Ensemble

The group from Japan’s top performing arts university performs visually stunning Japanese dances. Part of the 2012 National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Tamagawa University Taiko Dance Ensemble

The group from Japan’s top performing arts university performs visually stunning Japanese dances. Part of the 2012 National Cherry Blossom Festival.
Tamagawa University Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe 4/8/11: Tamagawa University Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe

Stunning traditional and contemporary Japanese performance. Presented in partnership with the 2011 National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Tamagawa University Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe

Stunning traditional and contemporary Japanese performance. Presented in partnership with the 2011 National Cherry Blossom Festival.
Tamagawa University Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe 4/9/10: Tamagawa University Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe

The 35-member ensemble performs stunning traditional and contemporary Japanese drumming medleys. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan.

Tamagawa University Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe

The 35-member ensemble performs stunning traditional and contemporary Japanese drumming medleys. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan.

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