Saturday, March 31st, 2018
Sunday April 22nd, 2018
Seattle Cherry Blossom Festival
Sunday May 6th, 2018
Kodomo No Hi - Children's Festival
Sakuracon 2018 anime and culture festival. Join Kaze Daiko at 4:30pm on Saturday March 31st for a performance, open discussion about the art of Taiko Drumming, and some hands on participation for the audience. Come and meet the talented Kaze team, learn about Taiko, and hit a drum!
Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival. Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Japan through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods and games including Taiko drumming and artisan demonstrations. Kaze Daiko will be performing on Sunday, April 22nd - time to be determined
Kodomo No Hi - Japanese children;s festival. Come and enjoy a Taiko performance and noon on May 6th. followed by some hands on drumming for kids in the audience. Kodomo No Hi is an annual tradition at the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW). Enjoy food, crafts, performances, and displays while learning about Japanese and Japanese-American culture and art. A great event for kids. Open to the public.
A selection of past performances. Kaze typically performs 20-30 times per year; at public and private functions and community workshops.
Seattle Opera Summer Season Opening Event, Joint performance with Seattle Kokkon Taiko, July 2017
Lake City Library, July 2017
Kent International Festival, June 2017
Kodomo No Hi, May 2017
Asia-Pacific Islander Festival, Seattle Center May 2017
Kodomo No Hi. At JCCCW May 2017
Seattle Cherry Blossom Festival 2017. Seattle Center
Bunko No HI (culture day), JCCCW Seattle. November 2016
World Aids Day benefit concert. Langston Hughes Performing Art Center. Dec 2015
Cultural Festival - Nordic Heritage Museum. November 2015
Bunka No Hi (Cultural Day) JCCCW. Seattle. November 2015
Aki Matsuri. Bellevue College. September 2015
South lake Union Art Walk, South Lake Union Park. May 2015
Seattle Mariners Salute to baseball Night, Safeco Field. May 2015
Magnolia Coop Pre-School. May 2015
Rainbow Heritage Festival - St. Matthews School. May 2015
Northwest Folklife Festival, Seattle Center Fountain Lawn Stage. May 2015
Children's Day Festival, Japanese Garden, Seattle Arboretum. May 2015
Asian Pacific Islander Festival, Seattle Center. May 2015
Seattle Cherry Blossom Festival. May 2015
Kodomo No Hi (Children's Festival) Japanese Cultural and Community Center. May 2015
Annual Day of Remembrance Benefit Concert for the Minidoka Pilgrimage Organizing Committee. February 2015
International District Lunar New Years celebration. February 2015
Sakuracon Anime Festival. April 2015
Together we can end AIDS" concert at the Langston Hughes Center, December 2014
Blaine Methodist Benefit Bazaar, October 2014
Nihonmachi Nights, Seattle International District, September 2014
Aki Matsuri, Bellevue College, August 2014
Dragon Fest - Seattle International District, July 2014
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle Center, May 2014
Children's Day Celebration, Seattle Arboretum Japanese Garden May 2014
Sakuracon Opening Ceremony. Friday Morning at the opening ceremony. April 2014
John Stanford International School. Feb 2014
Day of Remembrance Hirabayshi Symposium. UW. Feb 2014
International District Lunar New Year Celebration February 2014
UW Culture Fest (FIUTS) The Foundation for International Understanding Through Students presents this annual showcase for performing arts. February 2014
Bunka No Hi - Children's Festival. JCCCW October 2013
Uwajimaya Store - Bellevue Uwajimaya. October 2013
Asian Pacific Islander - Chaya Benefit Event. JCCCW October 2013
Maple Viewing Seattle Japanese Garden (Arboretum) October 2013
Aki Matsuri - Bellevue College September 2013
Indigenous Cultures Festival - Seattle Center, August 2013
Obon Festival - Seattle Buddhist Church, July 23013
Seattle Chinatown/International District Summer Festival, July 2013
Budokan Judo Tournament, Lynwood High School, June 2013
Asia-Pacific islander Festival, Seattle Center, June 2013
Folklife Festival, Seattle Center. Mural Amphitheater Stage. May 2013
"More Music" at the Moore Theater is a young artist development program for selected young musicians representing diverse music genres. The program provides young artists training and rehearsal time with professional musicians, production and promotional support, and the opportunity to perform at a professional venue, May 2013
Asia-Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Festival, Seattle Center, May 2013
Kodomo No Hi - "Children's Day Festival", JCCCW, May 2013
Cherry Blossom festival, Seattle Center, Fisher Outdoor Stage, April 2013
Sakuracon Anime Festival. March 2013. Seattle Trade and Convention Center. Closing Ceremonies.
30th Annual HYOGO Japanese Speech and Skit Competition, March 2013 Roosevelt High School.
Day of Remembrance Taiko Festival, February 2013 - In honor of Japanese American Day of Remembrance, the Minidoka Pilgrimage . Seattle University Piggott Auditorium, Seattle.
CultureFest at the University of Washington, February 2013 - Supporting the Foundation for International Understanding Through Students - www.fiuts.org
International District - Lunar New Year Celebration, Hing Hay Park, February 2013. Open to public.
Issaquah Valley Elementary School Cultural Festival, February 2013 Open to public.
Bunka No Hi Festival, November 2012 JCCCW. Open to public.
Redmond Lights Festival, December 2012, Redmond Town Center. Open to public.
Aki Matsuri Bellevue College. September 2012. Open to public.
Indigenous Cultures Festival, Seattle Center August 2012. Open to public.
Regional Taiko Gathering, Portland Oregon, August 2012
Renton River Days, Liberty Park (Renton) July 2012. Open to Public
ANA Inaugural Flight. SeaTac Airport. July 2012 Private event.
International District Summer Dragon Festival, July 2012
Seattle Children's Museum - Queen Anne Rotary Event July 2012
Performance of Hiryu Sandan Gaeshi (for video taping, closed event) Nisei Vets Hall, Memorial Wall June 2012, for the Hiryu Project
Uwajimaya Renton. Outdoor Festival. June 2012. Open to public.
Kent International Festival, June 2012, open to public.
Budokan 2012 Judo Tournament. Shorewood High School, Shoreline.
- Children's Day at the Japanese Garden, Seattle Arboretum, Memorial Day 2012.
- Folklife Festival. Fountain Lawn Stage, Seattle Center. Open to public.
- Asia-Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness, International District, Seattle (charity event)
Uwajimaya Bellevue, Saturday April 14th at 1:00pm. Open to Public.
Cherry Blossom Festival, Seattle Center. Sun. April 15th, 4:30pm Center Pavilion (next to the skate park). Open and free to the public.
UW Japanese Student Association Festival in Red Square (UW). Saturday April 28th, 4pm. Open to public.
APALA charity event. Friday May 4th. Private function
Kodomo No Hi - Children's Day Celebration. Sunday May 6th 12:40pm, JCCCW
API - Asia-Pacific Heritage Celebrations. Seattle Center (Centerhouse) Sunday May 6th, 4pm. Open to public.
Sakuracon! April 2012 (during closing ceremonies).
Japanese Cultural and Community Center Post-Renovation Open House. Sun day, March 18th 2012
Hyogo WA State 29th annual Japanese Language Speech & Skit Competition, March 2012 Seattle University (Pigott Auditorium)
John Stanford International School, Japan Night Festival, Fri. Feb. 10th, 2012
Westin Bellevue, Feb 10th, 20127pm
Seattle University Main Auditorium, Minidoka Pilgrimage Day of Remembrance, Sunday February 19th, 2012
Seattle Asian Art Museum - Saturday December 3rd 11:00am-1:00pm, 1400 East Prospect Street, Volunteer Park, Seattle -part of "Free First Saturday" event
Wedgwood Elementary School, Lunar New Year Celebration, Friday, January 20, 2012, 7pm
International District (King St), Lunar New Celebration, Sat, January 28, 2012, 12:30-1:00pm
Crown Judo Tournament - Saturday October 5th, 12:00-12:30pm, Highline Community College
National Charity Meeting - Thursday, October 13th 7:15 - 7:30pm Youth Theatre Northwest 8805 SE 40th Mercer Island (private function)
Issaquah Salmon Days - Saturday October 1st 2011
ParaCom Staff Party - Saturday, Sept. 24th 2011
Mercer Island Music Festival, Mercerdale Park August 14th 2011
Renton International Festival - Aug 27th 2011
Aki Matsuri, Bellevue College, Saturday September 10th 2011
Nihonmachi Nights, International District - Maynard & Main Sept 10th 2011
International District Dragon Festival, Saturday July 9th 2:00-2:45pm at Hing Hay Park
Arboretum Japanese Garden Reception, Friday July 22: 5-7PM
Shinjiru: Japan Relief Concert - UW Kane Hall June 15th2011.
Japan Relief Fundraiser, Saturday, May 21st, ACT (A Contemporary Theatre)
Kent/Auburn/Tamba Sister City Association - 2011 Annual Fund Raising Auction
Asian Pacific-islander Heritage Month Annual Celebration 2011 - Seattle Center
Sakuracon 2011 Seattle
UW Japanese Student Association Festival 2011
Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival 2011
Japanese Garden at Arboretum
Continental Crown Judo Tournament at Highline Community College
Minidoka Pilgrimage.org Benefit Taiko Concert
Aki Matsuri at Bellevue College
Childrens Day at Japanese Cultural Community Center of Washington
Chinatown Lunar New Year Celebration
Japanese Cultural Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) Bunka -no-Hi
Hiroshima to Hope Floats at Green Lake
Mercer Island Summer Celebration
11th annual Dance This 2009 by Seattle Theatre Group.
Foot Hand Drum Event at UW Ethnic Cultural Center
Seattle Bon Odori
Featured on Channel 13 News
Cherry Blossom Festival - Seattle Center
Seattle International District Street Fair
Ichiro Welcoming Event @ Safeco Field
Seattle Folk Life Festival
Japanese American Citizen's League Installation Banquet
Seattle Symphony's Day of Music @ Benaroya Hall
Seattle Asian Art Museum
Walk For Rice
Mariners Salute to Japanese/Pacific Rim Baseball Night
National Go Convention
North American Science Fiction Convention
Boeing Asian American Professionals Association gala dinner
Bellevue Community College Aki Matsuri
Seattle Sonics NBA Draft Party
Seattle Art Museum Japan Night
Seattle Olympic Sculpture Park Grand Opening
Wedgwood Elementary School (North Seattle) Lunar New YearCelebration
Budokan Judo Tournament
Issaquah Farmers Market
Odle Middle School (Bellevue) Hello Neighbor Project
Bon Marche private party @ The Paramount Theater
Families with Children from China
Team Survivor N.W.
Rainier Beach Public Library
Arts in the Park
Lynnwood Senior Center
Douglas Truth Public Library
Seattle Public Library
Bellevue Regional Library
Don Bosco Japanese Immersion Camp
Discovery Elementary School
Bellevue 24-hour Relay
And many more...