Japanese Culture and Music by Kotori Japanese Music

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Japanese culture and music with Yumi!

Yumi Torimaru is a director of Portland-based Japanese Taiko Group Takohachi (www.takohachi.org) and a creator of Kotori Japanese Music. Yumi’s virtual performance/lecture, “Japanese Culture and Music” introduces Japanese instruments including Taiko drums, Shinobue (bamboo flute), and Shamisen (Japanese lute) in a creative way with a lot of fun.

Educate and Entertain. Takohachi was founded in 2007 as a non-profit organization to preserve traditional Japanese music and dance. Takohachi seeks to educate and entertain as we perform throughout the Portland area at schools, festivals and cultural events.


This is an online program and will be available for viewing at the program time and for three days after. View using the "view program" button above and on FVRLibrary's Facebook page.


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