Saturday February 17, 2018
Event Information
Section: Community Events
Ondekoza: Taiko Drumming Spectacle

When: February 17, 2018
07:30 PM to 09:00 PM
Where: Heritage Center
Phone: 5635857469
Address: 2255 Bennett Street
Dubuque, IA 52001
URL: http://www.dbq.edu/FinePerformingArts/HeritageCenter/LiveatHeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/
Cost: $10-$20

Description: Ondekoza was originally created on the Japanese island of Sado, where a group of young men and women gathered to follow the principle of “Sogakuron”- that “running and drumming are one, and a reflection of the drama and energy of life”. Living in the city of Fuji in Shizuoka, Japan, Ondekoza members live together and run together at the base of Mt. Fuji. As of 2008, Ondekoza launched a new project under the title of “Music & Rhythms”. The project aims to “connect the children of world through musical experience”. Not limiting itself to taiko drums, the project uses a creative variety of expressive tools to promote the freedom of expression and the limitless possibilities it brings. www.ondekoza.com & www.artsmidwestworldfest.o rg Free 30-minute special lecture precedes performance at 6:30 p.m. in Babka Theatre. A program of Arts Midwest, the 2017–2019 Arts Midwest World Fest cycle is generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, 3M Foundation, The Hearst Foundations, and the Japan Foundation through the Performing Arts JAPAN program. Arts Midwest is also generously supported by the Iowa Arts Council.


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