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Entries Tagged as 'taiko'

U of M Mochitsuki Festival (01/12/13)

December 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · Events

On Saturday, January 12th the University of Michigan Japan Student Association will be having it’s 9th annual mochitsuki festival to celebrate the new year. Features mochi-making and taste-testing, kakizome (calligraphy), kamishibai (story-telling), origami, games, manga-drawing, live music by Miyabi and Raion Taiko, and more. From 1:00-4:00PM at the East Hall Math Atrium on the campus of […]

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Hanayui/Raion Taiko Concert (3/10/12)

March 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Events

The Great Lakes Taiko Center will be hosting Hanayui in a joint concert with Raion Taiko, Michigan’s own local taiko group, and the students of the Taiko Center. Hanayui was formed in 1991 by members of the world-famous taiko group, KODO. Their performances focus on voice and dance using taiko and other traditional Japanese instruments as […]

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U of M Mochitsuki Festival (01/07/12)

December 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

On Saturday, January 7th the University of Michigan Japan Student Association will be having it’s 8th annual mochitsuki festival to celebrate the new year. Features mochi-making and taste-testing, kakizome (calligraphy), kamishibai (story-telling), origami, games, manga-drawing, live music, and more. From 1:00-4:00PM at the East Hall Math Atrium on the campus of the University of Michigan […]

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Raion Taiko Drum Performance (10/29/11)

October 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

Clarkston High School Japanese Club presents the Raion Taiko (Japanese Drum) performance group, led by Brian Sole and company. To be held at Clarkston High School on Saturday, October 29th, 2011 from 7:00PM to 9:00PM. Raion Taiko is a spectacular group that brings out the true thunderous sound of the traditional instrument. To achieve the […]

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Kodo Taiko Drumming in Ann Arbor (02/23/11)

January 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

The University Musical Society (UMS) proudly presents the traditional Japanese drumming ensemble Kodo on Wednesday, February 23 at 8:00PM in Hill Auditorium. Group discounts are available for groups of 10 or more by calling (734) 763-3100. Visit www.ums.org or call (734) 764-2538 for complete details. “Kodo unites high-energy percussion, elegant music, dance, and the striking […]

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U of M Mochitsuki Festival (01/08/11)

November 25th, 2010 · No Comments · Events

On Saturday, January 8th the University of Michigan Japan Student Association will be having it’s 7th annual mochitsuki festival to celebrate the new year. Features mochi-making and taste-testing, kakizome (calligraphy), kamishibai (story-telling), origami, games, manga-drawing, live music, and more. From 1:00-4:00PM at the East Hall Math Atrium on the campus of the University of Michigan […]

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Saugatuck Culture of Japan Fest (3/5-4/27/10)

March 5th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Events

The culture of Japan makes its way to the Saugatuck Center for the Arts. Join us for our month-long cultural festival featuring events and performances of Japanese traditions. Come enjoy the artistry of the Japanese kimono or the flavors of Japan’s famous fermented rice alcoho–sake. Space is limited for certain events so call 269-857-2399 or […]

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U of M Mochitsuki Festival (1/9/10)

December 29th, 2009 · No Comments · Events

On Saturday, January 9th the University of Michigan Japan Student Association will be having a mochitsuki festival to celebrate the new year. There will also be demonstrations in ikebana (the art of Japanese flower arrangement), and raion taiko (Japanese drumming). The event is free and open to the public, so feel free to attend and […]

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