Taikothon 2018

2018 Taikothon

“Taiko Story: To 50 Years and Beyond!”

Tell us your Taiko Story: what has the last 50 years of taiko brought you and how do you see it moving forward? How have you been incorporating innovative practice or composition methods, teaching styles or artist collaborations into your taiko playing? What are some memorable audience reactions or ways in which your taiko playing has influenced viewers inside and outside of the taiko community?


Sunday, October 21, 2018
10:00am – 3:00pm Pacific Time

Submission Info

Segment Clip

Please submit a short clip (no more than 5 minutes) to share your take on “To 50 Years and Beyond”. Below are some ideas, but we are open to airing anything you would like to share with the taiko community.

  • Interesting collaborations
  • Technology incorporated with Taiko
  • Taiko in popular culture
  • Innovative costumes used
  • New ways to teach taiko
  • A different approach to practicing taiko

Performance Video

Please submit a performance clip (no more than 10 minutes). In the spirit of our theme this year, we would love to see submission videos of your group collaborating with other groups (non-taiko included!), incorporating technology, utilizing innovative costumes, or your interpretation of “To 50 Years and Beyond”.


Deadline: Tuesday, October 16

If you have any questions, contact us at yuri@taikocommunityalliance.org. We look forward to your submissions!