1:30 PM13:30

Japanese Musical Storytime

This event is open to public and FREE. It is at the library and is in conjunction with Summer Reading Challenge. TakoQ (small ensemble of Takohachi) will provide a storytelling performance using Japanese instruments including Taiko, Shinobue, Shamisen etc... 

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2:00 PM14:00

Voice of Three Nations

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

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7:30 PM19:30

Japan Night @ Tigard High School

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.

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6:00 AM06:00

Portland Marathon

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!

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7:00 PM19:00

Taiko Together

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!

Get your tickets here!

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12:00 PM12:00

Soulful Giving Foundation Blanket Concert

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

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1:30 PM13:30


Summer is here!

Grab your Yukata. Dust off your getta. Come join Takohachi's Bonn Odoi (traditional Japanese dance). Uwajimayas annual summer festival will be free as always. Takohachi will be onstage at 1:30. Hope to see you there!

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2:45 PM14:45

Clark College Sakura Festival

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.

Click here for a campus map.

Click here for more information regarding the event.

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10:00 AM10:00

Cherry Blossom Day

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
  • Gyotaku
  • Cherry Product Samples
  • Koto Music
  • Musical performance from Cherry Blossom Theatre Festival
  • Kimono Fashion Show
  • Japanese Dance and Chorus Performances

More info on the Facebook event page

Don't miss out! See you then.

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11:00 AM11:00

Mochitsuki 2017

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!

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5:30 PM17:30

JASO Shinenkai

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.

Festivities will commence at 5:30. Takohachi along with friends, Mitsuki Dazai and Mitch Imori will be performing throughout the evening.

For more information and to purchase tickets please visit jaso.org

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6:30 PM18:30

Summer Concert in the Park

*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. 

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1:30 PM13:30


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.

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