Celebrate this monumental milestone with us throughout 2018

Grandmaster Seiichi Tanaka founded San Francisco Taiko Dojo in 1968 based on the philosophy of unity of mind, body and spirit.

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50th anniversaRy international taiko festival

Date: November 10-11, 2018 (Saturday, Sunday)
Venue: San Mateo Performing Arts Center

Sponsored by Nippon Taiko Foundation, NBC Bay Area, Miyamoto Unosuke Shoten Co., Ltd., Don & Hisae Dickey, Asano Taiko U.S. and Bay Area Taiko Arts.

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community activitIes throughout 2018

Public Odaiko Viewing

Date: October 27, 2018 (Saturday), 2:30PM
Venue: SF Taiko Dojo, 212 Ryan Way, South San Francisco, CA 94080

The unveiling of our new odaiko (big drum), a unique instrument made from materials recovered from the damage caused by the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, and will be used in the finale piece of our 50th Anniversary show in November, the appropriately named "Tsunami".