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Soh Daiko to Celebrate Its 40th Anniversary 🗓 🗺

Soh Daiko 40th Anniversary Concert Saturday, June 22 at 2:00 p.m. Miller Theater at Columbia University – 2960 Broadway at 116th Street Admission: $30 in advance/$35 at the door Taiko is the Japanese word for drum. Developed out of ancient agricultural rites and the music of Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples, taiko was used for ritual entertainments and festivals to summon gods and spirits, to … Continue reading Soh Daiko to Celebrate Its 40th Anniversary 🗓 🗺
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69th Annual Obon Dance Festival 🗓 🗺

69th Annual Obon Dance Festival Sunday, July 8 from 12:45 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Bryant Park – 42nd Street at 6th Avenue Admission: Free The New York Buddhist Church presents the 69th annual Obon Dance Festival at Bryant Park. Honor your ancestors through dance with NYBC members and performances by taiko drumming sensation Soh Daiko and the Tachibana Dance Group. In this Buddhist observance, the … Continue reading 69th Annual Obon Dance Festival 🗓 🗺