Our taiko school did a few performances these past months. Due to my being slow at learning and busy with tai chi and other things, I did not perform, but took photos instead.
One of the fun things during the performance is audience participation, especially by the small kids. They are always so enthusiastic and the parents love the opportunity to take more photos of their kids:
Besides hitting the drums real hard with finesse and skills, taiko players can get quite spirited, and “Kiai Happens:”
Good times were have by all: