Kentucky Performing Arts presents Drum Tao 2022
DRUM TAO 2022 will take place on Wednesday March 9, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at The Brown Theater.
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Over 800 million people around the world have watched DRUM TAO transform percussion and acrobatics into magic with skills, techniques and timing that impress audiences. The scene is created through phenomenal performances composed of Wadaiko drums and the beautiful melody of Japanese flutes and harps.
Over 800 million people around the world have watched DRUM TAO transform percussion and acrobatics into magic with skills, techniques and timing that impress audiences. Celebrating 160 years of cultural exchange and friendship between Japan and France, DRUM TAO performed at the opening ceremony of Japonisms 2018 in Paris, France. They also collaborated with the Bolshoi Ballet in the opening act of âThe Year of Japan in Russiaâ in Moscow, Russia, which was seen and celebrated by the conductor of each country.
Newsweek praised DRUM TAO as representing “not only Japanese entertainment, but Japan itself”. DRUM TAO received the 6th Commissioner Award from the Japanese Tourism Agency, the Cultural Creators Award from Taketa City in Oita Prefecture, Outstanding Cultural Contribution from Oita Prefecture and Minister of Interior and Japanese Government Communications.