Indiana State Fair: "Bridges to Japan" Exhibition
August 6 - 22, 2010
TAIKOPROJECT (Japanese Drum Group)
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TAIKOPROJECT - TAIKOPROJECT is an ensemble of premiere taiko drummers dedicated to promoting and advancing the art of taiko. Through public performances, education, and outreach activities, TAIKOPROJECT is committed to preserving taiko as a dynamic element of Japanese-American culture and heritage. In addition to maintaining taiko as a community-based tradition, TAIKOPROJECT also incorporates unconventional and innovative concepts to expand artistic boundaries. Through these values, TAIKOPROJECT seeks not only to entertain audiences, but also to inform them about the history and integrity of taiko as an evolving art form.
Taiko drums are traditional Japanese drums that are usually played with wooden sticks called bachi.
“Bridges to Japan” at the Indiana State Fair: Performance Times
Friday August 13: 1:00 pm, 4:00 pm (Free Stage), 7:30 pm (Free Stage)
Saturday August 14: 12:30 pm, 4:00 pm (Main Stage), 7:30 pm
Sunday August 15: 12:00 pm, 3:00 pm (Main Stage), 7:30 pm
Please use the links below to find descriptions and photos of the many activities that will be taking place at the "Bridges to Japan" Exhibition.