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The Summer Iowa Taiko Program - Winthrop

  • Winthrop Public Library 354 Madison Street Winthrop, IA, 50682 United States (map)

Soten Taiko co-founder, Tanis Sotelo, will being doing Taiko outreach presentations at a number of public libraries across Iowa, introducing Iowa kids and families to the Art of Taiko. The presentations will cover a number of topics, such as different styles of playing Taiko, Shinobue, Shishimai and Hyottoko, and Bon Odori. The Taiko presentations are a way to honor the 50th Year Anniversary when Taiko was first introduced in the United States by Grandmaster Seiichi Tanaka at the San Francisco Cherry Blossom Festival in 1968.