Join us for 3:30pm performances on both Sat, Oct 7 and Sun, Oct 8 at Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha, NE! The annual Japanese Ambience Festival is co-hosted by Omaha Sister Cities Association and Lauritzen Gardens. Cultural events run from 9am-5pm, and most events are free with a paid garden admission or garden membership.
On Sat, Oct 7, follow us as we head out of Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha to a 2nd performance of the day in Lincoln at the Harvest Moon Festival! This annual event is sponsored by the Asian Community & Cultural Center of Lincoln. We hope to see you!
We'll be performing in Roca, Nebraska's Annual Children's Country Fair coming up on Sat, Sept 16. The fair will be from 10am-2pm, with a Kokyo performance at 10:15 on the Interactive Stage. Hope to see you there!
Next up, performance for the Omaha Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League. The organization will be holding its annual Aki Yoru fundraising dinner on Fri, Sept. 29 at Mt. Fuji Inn in Omaha, Nebraska (7215 Blondo St.) The event is scheduled to start at 6:30pm. Dinner tickets are by RSVP only, and must be reserved by Monday, Sept. 18. Cost is $35 per adult ticket ($17 tax-deductible), and children's meal tickets are $10 (not deductible). Click here to contact Omaha JACL if interested.
Fun weekend! Our pre-parade performance is Sun 7/16 at 12:30pm.
Bring your family out to John C. Fremont Days, July 14-16, 2017. Tons of activities for the kids and most events are FREE!
Kokyo Taiko will be playing at the John C. Fremont Days, which runs from July 14-16. We'll be part of the pre-parade entertainment, on Main Street (corner of 1st St.) in downtown Fremont, NE. The parade starts at 1:30 pm on Sunday. We hope to see you there!
Do you have your tickets yet? You won't want to miss this L.A. group that was featured in the iconic Mitsubishi commercial!
Taiko Project: Interlocking Rhythms, tonight at the from 7:30-10:30 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. "The only American company to ever win Tokyo's prestigious International Taiko Contest, the dynamic, powerful ensemble unites ancient Japanese tradition with 21st century American innovation."
Our own group leader, Maureen, will be giving a pre-performance talk from 6:45-7:15 on location! Hope to see you there!
Come check us out at "Cool Japan," the 2017 Japanese Festival put on by JAK (Japan Association of Kearney // students of University Nebraska, Kearney). Go to the Ponderosa Room on campus - doors open at 6:00pm. The students always do a great job with the festival! We look forward to seeing you there! Students and non-students welcome to the event.
Come celebrate the Year of the Rooster with free food & cultural activities from 2 to 5pm. Kokyo Taiko performance scheduled for 3pm.
Performance will be at Auld Pavilion at Antelope Park, 1650 Memorial Drive in Lincoln.
Hope to see you there!
Japanese Ambience Festival
Sat, Oct 1 and Sun, Oct 2 from 9am-5pm
Co-sponsored by the Omaha Sister Cities Association, experience Japanese culture through games, booths, food, music, & exhibitions.
Kokyo Taiko performance at 3:30pm on Sat & Sun.
Most activities are free with paid admission to the gardens.
Aki Yoru Fall Dinner
Mt. Fuji Inn
Fri, Oct 7 at 6:30pm
Sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens League, Omaha Chapter.
The fundraising dinner is open to the public. Cost for a dinner is $35 ($17 tax-deductible). Kokyo Taiko and the UNO Friends of Japan club will be providing entertainment during the dinner.
We hope to see you at one of these events!!
Looking for something fun to do Saturday, Sept 17? Come by Antelope Park (by the amphitheater stage) to the Harvest Moon Festival. Celebrate fall with food, activities, and performances from various Asian cultures. Kokyo Taiko traditional Japanese drum performance 和太鼓 will be at 6:30pm.
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