Portland Taiko, Takohachi, En Taiko, and Unit Souzou will join together on Saturday, September 30 at PCC Sylvania, The Performing Arts Center for a rousing evening of group performances, special collaborations between the ensembles, and a commissioned finale for all four groups, written by former Portland Taiko performer Kristy Oshiro. Don't miss this unique opportunity to see and hear our city's finest taiko groups in one setting!
For many years the Portland Marathon has been rated as one of the premier marathon events in the United States. It has been ranked as one of the top 10 local road race events in the U.S, and one of the top 40 races of all types and distances.
Takohachi will be cheering on this year's participants from the sidelines with enthusiastic beats. Come cheer along with us!
Spread your blankets and sand chairs under shady fir trees and enjoy a fun-filled day along the scenic Sandy River in Troutdale, Oregon at the Soulful Giving Foundation's 7th annual "21 and over" music, wine, beer, food and art event.
Takohachi will open the event at 12 pm, followed by Oregons favorite 80's tribute bands.
All proceeds from this exciting concert benefits Randall Children's Hospital and Providence Cancer Research Center
For tickets and more information, please visit soulfulgiving.org
Over twenty-five years ago, the City of Vancouver received a gift of friendship: 100 Shirofugen cherry trees. They were planted at Clark College, creating an enduring reminder of the bonds between our region and Japan. Over the years, those trees have grown and blossomed.
Please join us under the beautiful cherry blossoms as we celebrate a legacy of international friendship and learning at the annual Clark College Sakura Festival on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Takohachi will perform at 2:45 at the Royce Pollard Japanese Friendship Garden.
Please come and enjoy this World Class Karate event. Takohachi will open the event at 9:00 AM. The tournament is located in the Yoshida Events Center at Mt. Hood Community College - Gresham Campus. Click here for a campus map.
The Third Annual Cherry Blossom Day will return to the beautiful Salem Oregon Capitol lawn. This free and family-friendly event will have:
- Kite Flying Demonstrations
- Make-your-own kite kits
- Taiko Drumming by Takohachi
- Japanese Tea Ceremony
- Bonsai Display and Demonstration
- Ikebana Display and Demonstration
- Cherry Product Samples
- Koto Music
- Musical performance from Cherry Blossom Theatre Festival
- Kimono Fashion Show
- Japanese Dance and Chorus Performances
Don't miss out! See you then.
It's Mochi Time!
Mochitsuki is Portland’s annual Japanese New Year celebration and has been a premiere event in the local community since 1996. The goal of Mochitsuki is to celebrate tradition by sharing Japanese and Japanese American culture. We welcome you to join the celebration while enjoying the great food, performers, and activities presented at Mochitsuki!
While there will music and events throughout the day, Takohachi will be performing at noon on the main stage.
For more information and tickets please visit mochipdx.org
We look forward to seeing you there!
Join us for JASO's annual Shinenkai, the traditional Japanese New Year’s Celebration. Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with Japanese and American friends together, for one all-inclusive price. Immerse yourself in Japanese culture with osechi, sushi, dessert, beer and sake, traditional music, fukubukuro, kimono, and more.
*This event has been rescheduled from 8/18 to 9/29 (date to be confirmed). Please stay tuned for detailed info.
This event is for the residents and family of the Springs at Tanasbourne. But the performance is open to public. Please come see us at Magnolia Park Tanasbourne.
Join us a Saturday, September 3rd at Uwajimaya Beaverton for the 2nd Annual Uwajicon Cosplay Festival.
Come dressed in your best cosplay attire and join us for fun filled day! Free prize for first 100 participants. Performances, including Takohachi at 1:30 PM. Cosplay Contest with Prizes. Anime & Manga Trivia Game. Karaoke and more.
This event is free to attend.
For the 21st time, Providence Bridge Pedal will celebrate cycling in Portland and the Willamette River bridges. It is the one opportunity each year for you to join your family and friends biking over Portland’s bridges, including the car-free upper decks of the Fremont and Marquam bridges.
Mochitsuki is Portland’s annual Japanese New Year celebration and has been a premiere event in the local community since 1996. The goal of Mochitsuki is to celebrate tradition by sharing Japanese and Japanese American culture.
This year marks the 20th Anniversary of Portland Mochitsuki.
Performance Time is yet to be determined. Stay tuned.
Don’t miss Portland’s only regional, national and international travel show – Here & There Travel Fest. A two-day event where anyone can plan and book the perfect getaway.
A day trip. A quick jaunt across the state. A week or two (or more) someplace far, far away.
Filled with travel experts, attractions and dozens of exhibitors, you’ll find everything you need to start your next adventure.
Event Date: Event Begins: Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 9:00 am
Event Ends: Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 5:00 pm
TAKOHACHI performs on 10/11(S) from 11am to 11:45am
Ticket Price: $6 (tickets to purchase from a link below)
Facility: Oregon Convention Center
777 NE MLK Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 97207
Takohachi will perform for Portland Japanese Graden's Groundbreaking Celebration.
In the past 52 years the Portland Japanese Garden has gone from serving 30,000 visitors to over 300,000 per year. Learn how the expansion plans at the Portland Japanese Garden will allow us to extend the legacy and purpose—providing a heightened sense of tranquility, a more robust educational experience, and preserving significant cultural traditions and art forms.
Suzuki Kyosuke is a master musician and dancer of the Wakayama Performance Troupe, touring internationally, and performing regularly at the prestigious National Theater of Japan. He collaborates regularly with world-renowned taiko groups including Oedo Sukeroku Taiko, Amanojaku, and the Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble. Since his participation as a workshop leader and performer at the 2011 North American Taiko Conference, his popularity has boomed. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn from Suzuki Kyosuke, an engaging and enthusiastic teacher, regarded by many as the “best shishi-mai dancer,” of Tokyo! Suzuki is a premier performer and teacher of Edo Bayashi (Tokyo festival music), with a well-respected “Kyo-no-kai” school for private lessons. He also teaches at the Kunitachi College of Music, Kaijou Junior and Senior High Schools, and Sankei Gakuen Cultural Center. Suzuki studied under Wakayama Taneo of the Wakayama School, recognized by the Japanese Ministry of Culture to be an “Important Intangible Cultural Property of Fine Arts,” learning all aspects of the shi-shi mai ensemble including flute, taiko, percussion, and lion dance.