BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4579@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20140719T000000Z DTEND:20140719T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Some of the world&rsquo\;s top taiko ensembles and performers s hare the stage for the first time together at &ldquo\;Taiko Nation\,&rdquo \; a concert program presented as part of the 2014 World Taiko Gathering. Hailing from Europe\, South America\, Japan\, Australia\, and the U.S.\, t hese taiko drummers will shake the stage with their shared taiko passion a nd energy in a dynamic display as one &ldquo\;Taiko Nation.&rdquo\;\n\nFea tured artists in the concerts include&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.kagemusha. com/" target="_target">Kagemusha Taiko</a>&nbsp\;(Exeter\, UK)\,&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.taro-taiko.com/" target="_target">Taro Kobayashi</a>&nbsp \;(Tokyo\, Japan)\, members of&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.taikoz.com/" targ et="_target">TaikOz</a>&nbsp\;(Sydney\, Australia)\,&nbsp\;<a href="http:/ /www.kodo.or.jp/member/chieko_en.html" target="_target">Chieko Kojima</a>& nbsp\;&amp\;&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.kodo.or.jp/member/eiichi_en.html" t arget="_target">Eiichi Saito</a>&nbsp\;(Sado\, Japan)\,<a href="http://www .taikonyc.com/" target="_target">Kaoru Watanabe</a>&nbsp\;(New York)\,&nbs p\;<a href="http://www.wadaiko.info/yakara.html" target="_target">Yakara</ a>&nbsp\;(Sendai\, Japan)\, and&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.taikoproject.com /" target="_target">TAIKOPROJECT</a>&nbsp\;(Los Angeles). In addition to t his stellar line-up\, surprise guest performers will take to the stage for a bombastic opening collaboration and a spectacular closing finale! SUMMARY:Taiko Nation Concerts URL:/en/events/2014/07/19/taiko-nation-concerts/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR