Braving -2 temperatures, Chibi Taiko rocked the Lunar New Year celebrations at the Vancouver Art Gallery on February 9th. Cold fingers and toes but lots of smiles all around as we played a 45-minute set for a shivering but enthusiastic crowd.
[nggallery id=2] Chibi Taiko performed at the Vancouver Marathon this weekend along with 15 other groups on different stages along the route. It was the...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.