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The Victoria Nikkei Cultural Society – Celebrating Japanese-Canadian Culture

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A short history of Uminari Taiko

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A short video history of Uminari Taiko.
(video by Matthew Viveen)


Uminari Taiko Open House!

uminari_taiko_logo_blackMembers of the Uminari Taiko would like to invite you to an open house at our new practice space at the Gordon Head Recreation Centre.

Sunday, January 19th 2014
4:15pm to 6:00pm

Come by for a chat, meet other taiko enthusiasts, enjoy some refreshments and try some taiko.

We are located in the Bert Richman Auditorium at Gordon Head Rec. Centre, 4100 Lambrick Way. See the map here: http://goo.gl/maps/qqQk0

Courses starting in January

3 Hour Introductory Workshop
Sunday January 12, 2:30 to 5:30
Cost: Regular $54; Early Bird $49; VNCS members $49

6 Week Adult Taiko Class
Sundays January 19 to March 2, 2:15 to 3:45
Cost: Regular $99; Early Bird $89; VNCS members $89
For more information about these courses or other courses scheduled in 2014 and to register for a course go to http://www.uminaritaiko.com/2014-classes-and-workshops

Uminari Taiko 10th Anniversary!

Celebrating Uminari Taiko’s 10th Anniversary
& the City of Victoria’s 150th Anniversary

Uminari Taiko 10th Anniversary

An evening of Japanese drumming, koto, traditional songs & dance featuring:
Uminari Taiko – Vancouver Island’s Premier Taiko Ensemble
Furusato Dancers – Japanese Folk Dance Group
Satomi Edwards – Koto Performer
Rina El-Nahas – Japanese Minyo (folk) Singer
Including a special tribute to Victoria’s Twin City; Morioka, Japan

7pm
Saturday September 29
St. Ann’s Academy Auditorium, 835 Humboldt St.
view the poster here

Uminari Taiko Open House

Uminari Christmas Open House

Join Us at Our Annual Open House
EuroStudios, 3RD Floor, 1821 Cook St  (just above Logan’s Pub)
December 12, 2010 at 4:15pm

Uminari Taiko Open House

Book December 12th for the Uminari Christmas Open House! Drop by between 4:15 and 5:45 p.m. that Sunday to enjoy a short performance, get a mini taiko lesson ( i.e. a chance to hit the drums) and have some homemade Christmas treats. You will also get a chance to meet and chat with members of Uminari.  This will be a great way to learn more about taiko or find out more about our upcoming workshop or class in the new year.  Hope to see you there!

Location:  EuroStudios, 3RD Floor, 1821 Cook St  (just above Logan’s Pub)
Time:  4:15 to 5:45

If you can’t make it to the Open House, Uminari Taiko wishes you all the very best in the upcoming holiday season and plenty of happy drumming in the New Year.

http://www.uminaritaiko.com/

Uminari Taiko – Father’s Day Children’s Workshop

Uminari Taiko Father’s Day Children’s Workshop

Saturday June 20th
2:30pm to 5:30pm

Uminari Taiko

Uminari Taiko will be holding a special special workshop for children and their dads on Father’s Day Sunday, June 20th. The cost will be $49 for a parent & child (must be 5 years or older) for a 3 hour workshop running from 2:30pm-5:30pm.

For more information find us on Facebook, go to www.uminaritaiko.com or contact Tsugio Kurushima.