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The Station's 10th Anniversary

Ten years ago, Hyuga City’s train station was updated/ rebuilt.  The old station (from what I can tell) was little more than a shack next to the tracks.   244 more words


Taiko at the Port

Recently more and more cruise ships have been stopping by our small port.  Hosting these visitors is a huge community-wide event.  Little stalls are set up in the port selling local foods, city hall members are available for help, translators volunteer to help the guests from China (and very occasionally Canada), and the taiko team performs.   176 more words


DRUM TAO: "The Samurai of the Drum" (European Tour / Gira Europea)

DRUM TAO is a “band” of Japanese drummers which mix the traditional taiko and samishen with the “acrobatics” of modern Japanese entertainment (Johnny’s entertainment, I’m looking at you). 229 more words


Wakakusa Yamayaki

Wakakusa Yamayaki is by far one of the most impressive things I’ve seen in Japan. The big Buddha (Daibutsu) in Todaiji (the largest wooden building in the world, and is only a fraction of the size of the original!) , and Kinkakuji (a pavilion covered in gold leaf) are definitely amazing to see, but Wakakusa Yamayaki is something else. 731 more words


Taiko - Finnish Art Online

Yesterday a new webshop for Finnish art called “Taiko” opened to the public. The idea was born when the founders visited an artist that had hundreds of unsold works on stock. 418 more words

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Blog 64: Japanese lifestyle

Saturday. November 19th 2016 11:02am
So I’m on my way to Tokyo once again. Guess for what.
The tournament. Yay!
I’m excited. And it’s pretty cool cause I’ll be using my uniform at the train. 1,871 more words