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Tampa Taiko Traditional Japanese Performing Arts

Tampa Taiko Traditional Japanese Performing Arts

Tampa Taiko is a professional drumming ensemble that has performed their unique style for a vast array of audiences, performing at festivals, concert halls, and schools throughout the southeastern United States.  Using a collection of taiko drums handmade from discarded wine barrels, Tampa Taiko

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Celebrate Chinese New Year with Tampa Taiko


Program description

Development of cultural awareness has become much more important as our community populations become more diverse, and there is a need to counter the rudeness, discrimination and isolation that most all people encounter on a daily basis.

All of Tampa Taiko’s performances are modeled on celebrations, such as Chinese New Year and Matsuri Festivals that are so popular across Asia. For our Chinese


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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: Dance, History & Heritage, Music
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

January 28, 2020, 10 – 11 am


Tampa Theater, 711 N. Franklin St., Tampa, FL 33602

Fees / Ticketing:

Admission is $5 for students and chaperones. Please visit us on-line at or call us at 727.531.7999 to order tickets or for more information.


Has conducted educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Programs connect to State Curriculum Standards: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes



  • Lion Dance is a form of traditional dance in Chinese culture and other Asian countries in which performers mimic a lion's movements in a lion costume. The lion dance is usually performed during the Chinese New Year and other Chinese traditional, cultural events.


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