Taiko performance by Ken Koshio at Yume Japanese Gardens on January 8, 2022

“COMING: The ancient art of Taiko Drumming at Yume Japanese Gardens

Yume Japanese Gardens presents: KEN KOSHIO – A Taiko Drumming Performance on Saturday, January 8 from 3pm to 6pm.

Ken Koshio is a multi-faceted artist who specializes in Taiko, the ancient art form of Japanese drumming. He is also a Japanese folk artist, a singer and a songwriter. The mission of Ken Koshio is to resonate with all individuals and all things in the universe, using the rhythm of taiko to co-exist in the universe through the synergy of our human heartbeats.  He pursues a peaceful world while transcending borders through the healing power of ancient sounds and music.

Taiko has been a part of Japanese culture for many centuries, but as an ensemble Taiko performance appeared only in the ’50s.

Visitors to this unique performance will experience the heartbeat of the Earth!

The participation in this event will be scheduled in increments of 1 hour and half per time slot (3:00pm-4:30pm OR 4:30pm-6:00pm) to guarantee social distancing to our visitors. This is a limited admission event. Tickets cost: general admission $25 – members $18 – children 3-15 $10.

For more information, visit yumegardens.org or email Patricia Deridder at yume.gardens@gmail.com.”

Yume sets capacity limits to safeguard visitors and staff and observes Arizona Department of Health Services guidelines for COVID-19 management. Timed admission tickets, purchased online, are required for entry; physical distancing and facial coverings are also required, in all indoor and outdoor spaces.

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Yume Japanese Gardens and Museum of Tucson (www.yumegardens.org) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, located at 2130 N. Alvernon Way. It features eight examples of classical Japanese landscape design, a replica traditional Japanese cottage, a museum of Japanese art and handicrafts, an art gallery, and gift shop. It also holds seasonal Japanese festivals and classes in Japanese popular arts.

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