September 6th: Nikkei Matsuri at Nikkei Place August 1st: Powell Street Festival, Vancouver July 24th: Relief Concert for Nepal, Douglas College, New Westminster July 17th: Relief Concert for...read more →
Chibi Taiko participated in the first annual Tonari Gumi Run and Walk at Burnaby's Central Park on Sunday. There were about thirty of us from...read more →
CHIBI: Japanese word for "little kid" TAIKO: Japanese word for "big drum"
CHIBI TAIKO: Canada's first youth taiko group!
The first children’s taiko ensemble in Canada, Chibi Taiko was formed in the fall of 1993 with the goal of passing this unique and dynamic performing art on to the next generation of Asian Canadians. The group’s philosophy emphasizes cooperation, leadership, responsibility and spirituality in addition to the physical and musical discipline needed to build a cohesive and dynamic taiko ensemble.