Taiko Drum Tour: Thai, Malaysia, and Brunei Darussalam

Taiko Drum Tour
the 120th anniversary of Japan-Thailand diplomatic relations  Commemorative event for the 120th anniversary of Japan-Thailand diplomatic relations.

The Japan Foundation will organize a taiko (drum) concert tour by Tokyo Dagekidan, an all-male drumming group, and Hono-o-Daiko, an all-female drumming troupe based in Ishikawa Prefecture. They will perform in Thai, Malaysia, and Brunei Darussalam.

The Bangkok concert is designated as a commemorative event for the 120th anniversary of Japan-Thailand diplomatic relations. The Chen Mai concert is part of the Japan Day program of the ROYAL FLORA RATCHAPHRUEK 2006 (International Horticultural Exposition for His Majesty the King). The Concert in Malaysia is designated as the Opening Event for the fiftieth anniversary of the Japan-Malaysia diplomatic relations.

Photo of Tokyo Dagekidan

All-male drum group of five drummers and one flutist, established in 1995. Has performed at the closing ceremony of 1998 FIFA World Cup in France.

Photo of Hono-o-Diako

Drum group of three female percussionists established in 1986. Has conducted many concert tours overseas.

Taiko Drum Tour Thai, Malaysia, and Brunei Darussalam

Outline
Thailand Date: January 13, 2007
Place: ROYAL FLORA RATCHAPHRUEK 2006 in Chiang Mai
Performers: Tokyo Dagekidan
*Japan Day program of the ROYAL FLORA RATCHAPHRUEK 2006. Date: January 16, 2007
Time: 19:00-
Place: Bangkok
Performers: Tokyo Dagekidan & Hono-O-Daiko
*Commemorative event for the 120th anniversary of Japan-Thailand diplomatic relations.
Malysia Date: January 20, 2007
Time: 20:30-
Place: Istana Budaya, Kuala Lumpur
Performers: Tokyo Dagekidan and Hono-O-Daiko
Date: January 21, 2007
Time: 15:00-
Place: Istana Budaya, Kuala Lumpur
Performers: Tokyo Dagekidan and Hono-O-Daiko
*Opening Event for the fiftieth anniversary of the Japan-Malaysia diplomatic relations.
Brunei Darussalam Date: January 24, 2007
Time: 20:00-
Place: International Convention Center, Bandar Seri Begawan
Performers: Tokyo Dagekidan and Hono-O-Daiko

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