Taiko Workshop for Youth Saturday, April 30th

The Consulate General of Japan in Montreal is organizing a free introductory taiko workshop, offered by Japanese percussion group Arashi Daiko, to participants aged 8 to 18. Along with the workshop, the Tôhoku Rokkon-Sai Festival and the reconstruction process in northeastern Japan following the Great East Japan Earthquake will be introduced. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Advance registration is necessary; please read the instructions below.

Participants’ age: 8 to 18 years old
Date: Saturday, April 30th, 2016
Time option 1): 2:15 pm to 3:30pm
Time option 2): 3:45 pm to 5:00pm
Location: Japanese Cultural center of Montreal, 8155 Rousselot (corner Jarry), Montreal
Price: Free (reservations required)
To register: Send an email to culture@mt.mofa.go.jp with your choice of time option (1 or 2), the parent’s/tutor’s full name, their telephone number, and the participant’s full name and his/her age.

* For the workshop, participants are expected to wear comfortable sports clothes, and they should bring a bottle of water as well as a hand towel.

If you are interested in our adult workshops (generally held in the fall), please make sure you are signed up to our mailing list to be kept informed of upcoming dates. Thank you!

Registration for the September 2015 Taiko Workshops!

DSC_0137Hi everyone. All our workshops are full for this year.

  • Saturday, September 12th from 10am to 1pm Full!
  • Saturday, September 12th from 2pm to 5pm Full!
  • Saturday, September 19th from 10am to 1pm Full!
  • Saturday, September 19th from 2pm to 5pm Full!

You can still fill out the registration form to be added on our waiting list. Visit our Workshops & Classes page for all the details.  Looking forward to sharing our passion for taiko with you!

2014 workshops

DSC_0219The 2014 workshops were a success! Thank you to everyone who participated for your interest and enthusiasm! We truly enjoyed meeting you all and hope to be able to see you again sometime soon.

Click here to see some of the photos taken during the workshops. Enjoy and until next time!

Registration for the October 2014 Taiko Workshops is now open!

Here are the workshop dates:
  • Friday, October 24th from 6:30pm to 9:30pm (full!)
  • Saturday, October 25th from 9am to 12pm (full!)
  • Saturday, October 25th from 1pm to 4pm (full!)
Visit our Workshops & Classes page for all the details.  Looking forward to sharing our passion for taiko with you!
The workshops are now full. Thank you for your interest in attending. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list, please fill out the following form and indicate which sessions you would be available to attend and we will contact you should a spot open up. Thank you.