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The Taikothon 2020 video submission window has closed.

The Taikothon 2020 video submission window has closed.

HOWEVER, please reach out to taikothon@taikocommunityalliance.org
if you would still like to submit – late entry may be possible.

HOWEVER, please reach out to taikothon@taikocommunityalliance.org
if you would still like to submit –
late entry may be possible.

Taikothon 2020: Live on October 25 at livestream.com/taikocommunity/accenchuate

ABOUT TAIKOTHON

What is Taikothon?

Taikothon is a live multi-hour on-line event to showcase taiko and the taiko community.

When is Taikothon?

Taikothon is typically hosted in autumn in alignment with TCA’s annual Membership Drive. Taikothon 2020 will be live on Sunday, October 25 starting at 9 AM PDT. A full schedule will be posted prior to the event once submissions have been collected.

Who Hosts Taikothon?

The taiko community! Specifically, lively TCA volunteers plan, organize, and take the stage to host the event on Livestream. This year, our Taikothon Team has gone multi-regional and is composed of TCA staff and volunteers signing in from 6 different regions across the US.

Who Participates in Taikothon?

Everyone who wants to! Taikothon is made possible by 21st century technology that allows taiko groups and taiko players anywhere to share videos and/or appear live through the magic of Livestream.

TCA Taikothons

Hosted previously in San Jose, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and New York, each Taikothon has had its own theme, team, content, and feel, providing insight into the breadth of our taiko community. Take a look!

What is Taikothon?

Taikothon is a live multi-hour on-line event to showcase taiko and the taiko community.

When is Taikothon?

Taikothon is typically hosted in autumn in alignment with TCA’s annual Membership Drive. Taikothon 2020 will be live on Sunday, October 25 starting at 9 AM PDT. A full schedule will be posted prior to the event once submissions have been collected.

Who Hosts Taikothon?

The taiko community! Specifically, lively TCA volunteers plan, organize, and take the stage to host the event on Livestream. This year, our Taikothon Team has gone multi-regional and is composed of TCA staff and volunteers signing in from 6 different regions across the US.

Who Participates in Taikothon?

Everyone who wants to! Taikothon is made possible by 21st century technology that allows taiko groups and taiko players anywhere to share videos and/or appear live through the magic of Livestream.

TCA Taikothons

Hosted previously in San Jose, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and New York, each Taikothon has had its own theme, team, content, and feel, providing insight into the breadth of our taiko community. Take a look!

The Taikothon Story

Taikothon began in 2013 as a virtual fundraiser to raise $50K and launch the Taiko Community Alliance as a member-supported organization. Sue and Ray Yuen hosted the event in their San Jose living room. Elise Fujimoto emceed the event and kept it moving forward with her energy and wit. Volunteers from Jun Daiko, Mountain View Buddhist Temple Taiko, San Jose Taiko, and Stanford Taiko brought food and provided the people power needed to acknowledge pledges of donations and commitments for charter memberships. Hundreds of taiko players responded, and TCA was officially launched. The first Taikothon was an unqualified success and, since then, a cherished annual TCA event.

How to get involved:

Submit a video clip either on behalf of yourself or your group! This year’s submissions are being accepted from September 29 through October 13. If you think you will need a little extra time to submit, please reach out to our Taikothon Team at taikothon@taikocommunityalliance.org so we can work something out!

The Taikothon Story

Taikothon began in 2013 as a virtual fundraiser to raise $50K and launch the Taiko Community Alliance as a member-supported organization. Sue and Ray Yuen hosted the event in their San Jose living room. Elise Fujimoto emceed the event and kept it moving forward with her energy and wit. Volunteers from Jun Daiko, Mountain View Buddhist Temple Taiko, San Jose Taiko, and Stanford Taiko brought food and provided the people power needed to acknowledge pledges of donations and commitments for charter memberships. Hundreds of taiko players responded, and TCA was officially launched. The first Taikothon was an unqualified success and, since then, a cherished annual TCA event.

How to get involved:

Submit a video clip either on behalf of yourself or your group! This year’s submissions are being accepted from September 29 through October 13. If you think you will need a little extra time to submit, please reach out to our Taikothon Team at taikothon@taikocommunityalliance.org so we can work something out!