The venue for this performance is at St Pius Community Center nearby the library, attached to St Pius Catholic Church.
Takohachi will perform again for this annual event. Every year Takohachi brings something new for this event. Come check it out!!!
11:30 Oregon Koto Kai
11:50 Alton Takiyama-Chung, storytelling
12:00 Utsukikai, mochi-pounding
12:10 Takohachi, taiko
1:00 Consul General Teraoka
1:05 Portland Taiko
1:25 Sahomi Tachibana Dance
1:40 Unit Souzou, taiko
2:45 Joe Kye, solo violin, vocals, electronics
3:15 A-Key Kyo, acoustic rock band with vocals
Portland Art Museum is having a free event with full of Japanese art and music! Yumi and Kirin will be performing variety of Japanese music with Tsugaru Shamisen, Shinobue (bamboo flute) and more! Come join us!
Please buy ticket above.
Small Taiko Ensemble will perform for the Arco Iris Spanish Immersion School. It will start between 4:30-45 for 20 minutes.
Yumi Torimaru will perform with other musicians (Kohgetsu Aoki, singer and Masumi Timson, Koto) for the concert. This event is a fundraiser for Oregon Penitentiary's Healing Japanese Garden. More details TBA, but the location is at the Unitarian Church in Salem, OR.
This is a free event at the World Trade Center 2. Three Nations ; Japan, China, and Korea will demonstrate their singing performance for this event. Takohachi's performers, Yumi Torimaru (Shamisen), Yuki LaBeaux (Taiko, Shinobue), Shoko Oba (Taiko, Shinobue) will represent Japan voice with Kohgetsu Aoki (singer) and Eri Muroi (Koto/shamisen).
To secure your admission and get more info, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/voices-of-three-nations-tickets-44769171798
Yumi Torimaru (founder/director of Takohachi) will do a solo performance.
The event is International Night from 5:30pm - 9pm, which combines Japan Night and Latin Night. There will be Koto, High School Taiko group. Japan Night will be held in the front of the school in the commons, while Latin Night will be held in the cafeteria.