Aug 042016

Date: Saturday, August 6, 2016 natsumatsuri
Time: 4:30pm – 7:30pm (rain or shine).
Onsite registration starts at 4pm
Place: NC Japan Center at 705 Barbour Drive, Raleigh, NC
Admission: Free to public.

The annual Summer Festival is a combination of both Tanabata and Obon. Tanabata is the Star Festival with people writing their wishes on strips of fancy paper and displaying them on bamboo trees, signaling that summer has finally arrived and that summer vacation is just around the corner.

You can enjoy Martial Arts demos, Karaoke, kid’s games, and taiko performances. Japanese food will be available for purchase. Food available: Yakisoba, Kushiyaki, Takoyaki, Curry & Rice, Grilled Corn, Hiyashi Chuka, Snow Cone, drinks, and more.

Jun 012016

On Tuesday, May 31, Triangle Taiko was very fortunate to have a workshop with Taishi Yamabe. Yamabe-san was an amazing and patient teacher. He provided us with some great practice on playing multiple drums. Maybe we’ll be able to show you our new skills soon.