The Gibson’s New Moon Festival was bright and sunny, the Port Moody Art 4 U Day was very wet! Both were a lot of fun. Below are some photos from Gibsons taken by Scott Bleackley. More of his photography can be seen here. Thanks to Joyce Chong and everyone else for inviting us to the Sunshine Coast. Shinobu and John were invited to solo on Matsuri with Joyce’s taiko group–it felt like old home week! To read more about the New Moon Festival, visit their site here.
Chibi Taiko and Steveston Tera Taiko joined forces to open and close the Third Annual Cherry Jam at the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Jam at the...read more →
May 12th: Burnaby Art Gallery - 2018 ARTS BC Conference [ngg_images source="galleries" container_ids="32" display_type="photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails" override_thumbnail_settings="0" thumbnail_width="100" thumbnail_height="75" thumbnail_crop="1" images_per_page="70" number_of_columns="6" ajax_pagination="1" show_all_in_lightbox="0" use_imagebrowser_effect="0" show_slideshow_link="0"...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.