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Rose Festival Starlight Parade – June 3rd 2023

Look for Portland Taiko’s people-powered yatai in this year’s Rose Festival Starlight Parade on June 3rd 2023. Here’s a short video of the yatai in the 2022 Starlight Parade.

Oregon Rises Above Hate – May 6th 2023

Join Portland Taiko and other AAPI organizations as we celebrate Asian/Pacific Island heritage month. The event kicks off at 10 am. Performances begin at Noon.

Maupin Daze – May 20th 2023

Portland Taiko is thrilled to be part of Maupin Daze 2023.  

APANO Voices of Change – May 20th, 2023

Voices of Change is APANO’s annual fundraiser. This family-friendly community event celebrates AAPI heritage and achievements. The program includes dinner, a silent auction, family activities and performances from Portland Taiko (among others). This year’s event is at The Greatroom in Beaverton, Saturday May 20th from 5-8 pm. Tickets are available on…

Stories of the Pacific – May 27th, 2023

Portland Taiko will be a guest performer at Teva Oriata’s performance at the Patricia Reser Center for the Arts on Saturday May 27th. Stories of the Pacific is a celebration of Polynesian history, legends and culture through music and dance. Learn more and purchase tickets at thereser.org.

Sounds of Japan – March 18th 2023

Join Portland Taiko and Oregon Koto-Kai for Sounds of Japan at the Wilsonville community center. This free event takes place Saturday, March 18, 2023 from 10am-12pm. Enjoy musical performances from Oregon Koto-Kai and Portland Taiko, traditional Japanese tea and snacks (while supplies last). Pre-registration is required due to room capacity…

Lake Oswego Cultural Xchange

Lake Oswego’s multicultural festival Cultural Xchange celebrates different cultures from around the world. The event takes place Sunday, September 18, 2022 from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Millennium Plaza Park. Enjoy traditional dance and music performances, a Wushu martial arts demo, food and artisan vendors and more. Portland Taiko…

Portland Taiko Farm Festival Triskelee Farm at 29700 SW Mountain Road, West Linn Saturday, August 27, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Portland Taiko presents its annual concert as an outdoor FARM FESTIVAL at Triskelee Farm in West Linn. Bring your own food, picnic blanket, chair, or canopy, and enjoy the full-length…

Hillsboro Farmer’s Market 150 E Main Street, Hillsboro Saturday, August 20, 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Oregon City Library 606 John Adams Street, Oregon City Tuesday, August 16, 11:00 a.m. 

Oregon Nisei Veterans WWII Memorial Highway Dedication Wy’east Middle School at 3000 Wy’east Road, Hood River Saturday, August 13, 2:15 p.m.  Due to limited capacity, this event is at capacity and RSVPs have already been emailed to confirmed guests. If you’d like to join the waiting list, please email the…

Beaverton Night Market The Round  at 12600 SW Crescent Street, Beaverton, OR Saturday, August 13, 5:00 p.m. 

Hiroshima Day Japanese American Historical Plaza, Waterfront Monday, August 8, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  Sponsored by the Physicians for Social Responsibility

Obon Fest Oregon Buddhist Temple at 3720 SE 34th Ave. Saturday, August 6, 2:00 – 9:00 p.m.  After two summers without an obon, we’re excited that the Oregon Buddhist Temple will host its Obon Fest this year! Lots of food, children’s activities, temple talks, and entertainment. The Portland Taiko students…

People of the Drum Gateway Discovery Park at 10520 NE Halsey Street, Portland, OR Saturday, July 23, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.  We’re thrilled to announce the return of Portland Taiko’s People of the Drum free concert at Gateway Discovery Park in association with the Portland Parks and Recreation! Free performances…

Nikkei Park Celebration Nikkei Park at 5009 NE 135th Ave in Vancouver, WA Friday, July 15, 7:00 p.m.  We’re excited to join the Naming Celebration of the new Nikkei Park in Vancouver, Washington! Please join us for live music by the Minidoka Swing Band and Portland Taiko, along with storytelling…

Friends of Chamber Music Fundraiser Oregon City, OR Sunday, July 17 Private event to support the Friends of Chamber Music!

Soter Vineyards 2022 Summer Solstice Party Saturday, June 25, 6:00 – 10:30 p.m.  Festival of food, wine, and entertainment on one of the longest days of the year. Reservations required.

Street Books South Park Blocks between SW Columbia and Jefferson Monday, June 6, 11:30 a.m.

Rose Festival Starlight Parade Downtown Portland Saturday, June 4, 7:30 – 10:00 p.m.  The Starlight Parade is back and we’ve dusted off the Portland Festival Yatai for another running of our festival float! We hope to see you there!!!

Mount Hood Community College, AAPI Heritage Month Wednesday, May 18, 7:15 p.m. Mount Hood Community College

Rise Against Hate Oregon 2 Saturday, May 14, 10:30 a.m. Flanders Festival Street in Old Town btwn 3/4th Avenues and Flanders/Glisan Streets

Illahee Elementary School Friday, May 6, 2:30 p.m.

Asian American Youth Leadership Conference Friday, April 22, 2:15 p.m.

JACL Day of Remembrance McMenamins Kennedy School at 5736 NE 33rd Avenue Saturday, February 26, 1:30 p.m.  We are honored to perform at the Portland JACL’s program at the McMenamins Kennedy School, featuring a screening of Reparations with Senator Lew Frederick, Traci Kato-Kiriyama, and Jon Osaki. 

Sherwood Center for the Arts 22689 SW Pine Street, Sherwood, OR Saturday, April 16, 2:00 p.m.  Tickets: $5 for all ages We are thrilled to return to the Sherwood Center for the Arts to be a part of their 6th Annual Family Matinee Series. We hope to see you there!!!

Oregon Educators of Color Network Marking the 80th Anniversary of Japanese American Incarceration during WWII Monday, February 21

Portland JACL Day of Remembrance McMenamins Kennedy School at 5736 NE 33rd Avenue Saturday, February 19, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. We’re honored to perform for the Portland JACL’s Day of Remembrance program, which includes a film screening of Reparations followed by a panel discussion with Senator Lew Frederick, Traci Kato-Kiriyama, and…

Salem Public Library Online Performance for Salem Reads  Saturday, February 5, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. We’re thrilled to perform for our friends at the Salem Public Library to kick off the Salem Reads Event! There will be audience participation and time for questions and answers. Live Spanish language and ASL…

Bonenkai 2021 Online Year-End Celebration Saturday, December 4, 7:00 p.m. Join us for a special online celebration with performances by Portland Taiko and students from our ‘Naname Fundamentals’ and ‘Beyond Basics’ classes! More information to be posted soon! 

Linfield University Lively Art Concert Series Sunday, September 26 at 4:00 p.m. For more information, see Linfield University’s event site.

Joy (Comes) in the Mourning Free program curated by Portland Playhouse Saturday, September 18 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. 602 NE Prescott Street, Portland 97211 Please join us for a heartfelt program reconnecting to mourning traditions and rituals, sharing the practices acknowledging loss, and expressing grief. Portland Taiko is honored…

Portland Taiko at Oaks Park Outdoor Concert Saturday, September 11 from 2:00 to 3:15 p.m. Oaks Park, South Grove at 7805 SE Oaks Park Way Tickets are SOLD OUT for our concert at Oaks Park! If you’re interested, you can put your name on our waiting list in case spaces…

OR Symphony Waterfront Concert Outdoor Concert Saturday, September 4 from 1:00 to 9:30 p.m. Portland Taiko performs at 5:45 p.m. Tom McNall Waterfront Park at 1020 SW Naito Parkway Free admission. Proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test required for entry.

Gateway Discovery Park Outdoor Concert sponsored by Portland Parks and Recreation Saturday, August 21 from 3:00 to 3:45 p.m.  10520 NE Halsey Street Free. Join us for this small-group performance in the spacious Gateway Discovery Park! 

PORTLAND STREETCAR’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY PARADE Parade and Performance Sunday, July 18 from 1:00 p.m. Jamison Square at 810 NW 11th Ave.

NW CHILDREN’S THEATER Conversation with Perry Winkle Premiering Friday, June 25 Link coming soon.

STAMP OUR STORY: THE GO FOR BROKE SOLDIERS Virtual Event for Japanese American Soldiers of WWII Monday, June 14 from 5:30 p.m. View here.

JOY RUCKUS: I HATE BEING HATED Virtual Event for Stand With Asian Americans Sunday, June 13 from 1:00 – 7:00 p.m. (PT performs at 2:26 p.m.) View here.

RISE AGAINST HATE Call to Action in Support of Asian and Pacific Islander Oregonians Saturday, May 8 at 11:30 a.m. View here.

SOMETHING GRAND Virtual Opening of the Japanese American Museum of Oregon Thursday, May 6 at 5:00 p.m. Registration here.

STOP ASIAN HATE Friday, March 26, 4:00 pm Harrison Park (SE 84th Ave and Harrison St) SE 84th Ave. and SE Harrison St.

Mochitsuki Saturday, January 23, 12:00 pm It’s the Year of the Ox and this year’s Mochitsuki is online. There is a full month of programming and we’re happy to be sharing the virtual stage with Oregon Koto-Kai, Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo, Paul Matsushima, and Utsukikai! For the premiere of our video on…

Bonenkai (Year-End Party, Recital, and Fundraiser) Friday, December 4, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Join us for our annual year-end gathering! We will present taiko performances by our students, release the uncut taiko videos from our fall concert video event, and share our musical tribute to Valerie Otani. Stay tuned for…

Portland Taiko and No-No Boy Saturday, September 26, 7:00 – 8:30 pm Musical stories of Japanese Americans in Oregon with a live Q/A after the concert video. Tune in for our livestreamed event here or copy this link: https://youtu.be/R-d3rUxWRN8

Sherwood Center for the Arts Sunday, April 12 at 3:00 pm 22689 SW Pine Street Sherwood, OR 97140

Fishtrap and the NEA Big Read Thursday, March 19 at 7:00 pm OK Theatre 2018 W. Main Street Enterprise, OR 97828 Cancelled due to the covid-19 corona virus. We are working with the Fishtrap Writer’s Workshop to reschedule this wonderful program and hope to be in Enterprise sometime soon!

Asian Celebration Sunday, February 16 at 1:40 pm Lane County Fairgrounds 796 W 13th Avenue Eugene, OR 97402 Celebrate the Year of the Rat with tons of performances, food, a huge marketplace, and hands-on activities! Portland Taiko performs on Sunday at 1:40 pm!

University of Portland Saturday, February 15 5000 N. Willamette Blvd. Portland, OR 97203

Emperor of Japan’s Birthday Celebration Friday, February 7 Hilton Hotel Downtown Portland 921 SW 6th Avenue Portland, OR 97204

Powell Butte Elementary School Multicultural Night Thursday, January 30 Portland, OR 97236

World Arts Foundation Monday, January 20 at 11:35 a.m. Highland Church 7600 NE Glisan St.  Portland, OR 97213

Mochitsuki 2020 Sunday, January 26 at 2:00 p.m. PSU Viking Pavilion, Peter Stott Center 930 SW Hall Street Portland, OR 97207 Celebrate the Year of the Rat with food, demonstrations, stage performances, and of course, mochi! The whole event lasts from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Portland Taiko goes…

Portland Creative Conference

Friday, September 27, 2019 The Armory 128 NW 11th Avenue Portland, OR 97209

Portland Taiko’s 25th Anniversary Concert

Saturday, November 2 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 3 at 2:00 p.m. PSU Lincoln Performance Hall 1620 SW Park Avenue Portland, OR 97201 Portland Taiko’s 25th Anniversary Concert will feature current and past members, new works, and special guests Kenny Endo (Hawai’i), Tiffany Tamaribuchi (California), and the Kalabharathi School…

Oregon Nikkei Endowment, 30th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 4:00 — 6:30 p.m. Festival Street, NW 4th & Flanders Portland, OR 97209 Sneak peek at the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center’s new museum space with food, fun, and hard hats! Portland Taiko performs at 5:45 p.m. for thirty minutes. We’re thrilled to be joining in…

Fourth Plain Multicultural Festival

Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 3:15 p.m. Evergreen Park 3500 East Fourth Plain Boulevard Vancouver, WA This free event includes multicultural music and dance performances, sports and arts activities, children’s games, food vendors, booths for local organizations, and more! It runs from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Portland Taiko…

Nikkei Picnic

Sunday, August 18, 2019, time TBA Oaks Amusement Park 7805 SE Oaks Park Way Portland, OR 97202

Oregon Children’s Music Festival

Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Regatta Park NE Regatta Way Lincoln City, OR 97367

North American Taiko Conference

Friday, August 9, 2019 PSU Smith Memorial Student Union 1825 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97201 The Taiko Community of Portland (Portland Taiko, Takohachi, en Taiko, Unit Souzou, PSU Taiko Ensemble, and Catlin Gabel Taiko Club) will perform TOGETHER WE RISE to welcome the attendees of the North American Taiko Conferece! 

Obon Festival

Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 3:00 – 9:00 p.m. Oregon Buddhist Temple 3720 SE 34th Avenue Portland, OR 97202 It’s obon season again and we’re thrilled to return to Oregon Buddhist Temple’s Obon Festival. Come enjoy an afternoon of performances, delicious food and drinks, cultural and religious programs, and obon…

Lloyd Block Party

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. Hassalo Plaza NE Hassolo Street and 9th Avenue Portland, OR 97232

People of the Drum

Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Gateway Discovery Park 10520 NE Halsey Street Portland, OR 97220

Recycled Arts Festival

Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. Esther Short Park Vancouver, WA 98660

Soter Vineyards Summer Solstice

Saturday, June 22, 2019 10880 NE Mineral Springs Road Carlton, OR 97111

Starlight Parade

Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. Downtown Portland Portland, Oregon Portland Taiko is thrilled to run its Portland Festival Yatai (float) once again through the streets of downtown Portland at the Rose Festival Starlight Parade. This year, we’ll be debuting our brand-new festival music written by Keiko Araki! Parade…

Ainsworth Elementary World Fair

Friday, May 31, 2019 Ainsworth Elementary School Portland, Oregon

CALebration Center for Advanced Learning

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 East Hills Christian Church Gresham, Oregon

Japanese Heritage Garden 10th Anniversary

Friday, May 17, 2019 Oregon State University Extension Service 2990 Experiment Station Drive Hood River, OR 97031

Multnomah County API Celebration

Friday, May 3, 2019 Multnomah County Board Room 501 SE Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, Oregon

IRCO Asian Family Center Gala

Thursday, May 2, 2019 Crowne Plaza Hotel 1441 NE 2nd Avenue Portland, Oregon

Fear No Music

Monday, May 6, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. The Old Church 1422 SW 11th Ave Portland, Oregon Portland Taiko will appear as guests for Fear No Music’s Japanarama concert, reprising Kenji Bunch’s Dango Jiru and other pieces from our Sticks and Strings concert. Also works by Pauchi Sasaki, Barbara White, Stephen Hartke, and…

Terwilliger Plaza

Friday, April 26, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. Cherry Blossom Spring Fling 2545 SW Terwilliger Blvd Portland, Oregon

Reynolds Learning Academy

Friday, April 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. 20234 NE Halsey Street Fairview, OR 97024

Kaiser Permanente

Monday, April 8, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Hilton Downtown Portland 921 SW 6th Ave Portland, Oregon

Walters Cultural Arts Center, Concert Series

Friday, April 5, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Walters Cultural Arts Center 527 East Main Street Hillsboro, Oregon Thanks to your enthusiasm, the Walters concert is SOLD OUT! 

Oregon Historical Society, Family Day

Saturday, February 16 at 12:00 p.m. 1200 SW Park Avenue Portland, Oregon Join us for a fun, family day at the Experience Oregon Grand Opening Celebration with performances by BRAVO Youth Orchestras, Oregon Trail Trio, Portland Gay Men’s Chorus, The Prairie Blossoms, and storytelling by Esther and Shannin Stutzman! Portland…

Findley Elementary School

Thursday, February 21, 2019 Portland, Oregon

Lincoln High School, Lunar New Year

Friday, February 7, 2019 Portland, Oregon 


Sunday, January 27, 2019 PSU Viking Pavilion at the Peter Stott Center 930 SW Hall Street Portland, Oregon We’re excited to perform at the brand-new venue, the Viking Pavilion, at the Peter Stott Center! Come enjoy the same format of food vendors, cultural demonstrations, community organizations, and a full performance…

White Salmon Valley Assembly

Tuesday, November 9, 2018 White Salmon, Washington

Warner Pacific University

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 2219 SE 68th Avenue Portland, Oregon 

Nike Mindset Summit Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 8:50 a.m. Nike, Tiger Woods Center, Stanford Theatre One Bowerman Drive Beaverton, Oregon

No No Boy Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Oregon Buddhist Temple 3720 SE 34th Avenue Portland, Oregon The night before our fall concert, we will collaborate with the songwriting and activist team of No No Boy for their opening number. Tickets are $10 with part of the proceeds…

STICKS AND STRINGS Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Lincoln Performance Hall 1620 SW Park Avenue Portland, Oregon Tickets are now available for our fall concert highlighting Portland Taiko’s melodic repertoire for taiko, flute, and violin. The concert will feature guest musicians from the new music ensemble Fear No Music, youth taiko…

Nikkei Picnic

Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. Oaks Park, south end 7805 SE Oaks Park Way Portland, Oregon Picnic begins at 12:00 p.m.

Portland Japanese Garden 55th Anniversary Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Portland Japanese Garden 611 SW Kingston Avenue Portland, Oregon Members-only celebration from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Obon Fest Oregon Buddhist Temple Saturday, August 4, 2018, 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. 3720 SE 34th Ave. Portland, Oregon

Wedding Reception Sunday, July 22, 1:30 p.m. Camas Meadows Golf Club Camas, Washington

Celebration of Life for Bill Bulick Reed Performing Arts Building Saturday, August 4, 2018, 2:00 p.m. 28th and Botsford Drive (west end of campus) Portland, Oregon

City of Hillsboro, Beats & Eats Friday, August 3, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza 123 E. Main St. Hillsboro, Oregon

Oregon City Library, Family Concert Series Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. 606 John Adams St. Oregon City, Oregon

Tea Fest PDX Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 9:45 a.m. World Forestry Center Portland, Oregon

Alice Sumida’s Birthday Bash Wednesday, July 18, 2:00 p.m. Portland, Oregon

Young Musicians and Artists Tuesday, July 17, 7:30 p.m. Willamette University Salem, Oregon

Recycled Arts Festival Sunday, June 24, 10:30 a.m. Esther Short Park Vancouver, Washington

Soter Vineyards, Summer Solstice Saturday, June 23 Carlton, Oregon

Lewis and Clark Reunion Weekend Friday, June 22 Portland, Oregon

Twality Middle School Wednesday, June 13 Portland, Oregon

Rose Festival Starlight Parade Saturday, June 2, 9:00 p.m. Downtown Portland from Burnside/9th to Lincoln High School Portland, Oregon We’re thrilled to be relaunching our festival cart at this year’s Starlight Parade! Grab your beach chairs, find a spot along the parade route, and take part in this free, fun-filled…

Gemini Rising Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton Street Portland, Oregon

Japan-America Society of Oregon Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Castaway, 1900 NW 18th Avenue Portland, Oregon

Lan Su Chinese Garden Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. 239 NW Everett Street Portland, Oregon

Gamanfest Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 3:15 p.m. PCC Cascade, Moriarty Stage Portland, Oregon

Clark College’s Sakura Matsuri Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Clark College, Gaiser Hall Portland, Oregon

Asian New Year, Education for Chinese Orphans Sunday, March 4, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Bend, Oregon

Asian Celebration Sunday, February 18, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. Lane Events Center Eugene, Oregon


It’s a new year, which means Portland’s Mochitsuki is right around the corner! PORTLAND TAIKO will be performing in PSU’s Smith Ballroom on Sunday, January 28 at 1:30 p.m. We’ll share the stage with a great lineup of performers and hope to see you there!  And if you are volunteer-minded,…

Bonenkai (End-of-Year Party) Friday, December 1 at 7:00 p.m. Portland, Oregon  

Mochitsuki Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. Smith Memorial Student Union, PSU Campus at 1825 SW Broadway Portland, Oregon

Kumoricon Sunday, October 29, 4:00 p.m. Oregon Convention Center at 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Portland, Oregon

NW Public Employee Diversity Conference Tuesday, October 24, 8:00 a.m. Oregon Convention Center at 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Portland, Oregon

Oregon Symphony, Sounds of Home, “American Voices” Friday, October 13, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Wieden+Kennedy Atrium at 224 NW 13th Avenue Portland, Oregon Portland Taiko is excited to team with the Oregon Symphony in their “Sounds of Home” program exploring Portland’s relationship with immigration and the influence of the immigrant…

TAIKO TOGETHER Saturday, September 30, 7:00 p.m. PCC Sylvania, Performing Art Center at 12000 Southwest 49th Avenue Portland, Oregon Portland Taiko is pleased to present TAIKO TOGETHER featuring four Portland-based taiko groups together on one stage! Portland Taiko, Takohachi, En Taiko, and Unit Souzou will join together on Saturday, September…

Oregon Symphony Opening Night, Prelude Saturday, September 16, 6:45 p.m. Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Lobby Portland, Oregon Portland Taiko opens Opening Night for the OR Symphony! We’re thrilled to perform in the lobby as guests enter for an evening featuring George Takei.

OMSI Solar Eclipse Viewing Party [SOLD OUT] Monday, August 21, 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Oregon State Fairgrounds Salem, Oregon

Oregon Nikkei Community Picnic Sunday, August 20, 12:00 p.m. Oaks Park at 7805 SE Oaks Park Way Portland, Oregon

Beloved: Sacred Art and Music Festival Saturday, August 12, 2:30 p.m. Tidewater Falls, Oregon Directions to be posted here.

Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki Wednesday, August 9, 6:00 p.m. Japanese American Historical Plaza at NW Naito and Couch St. Portland, Oregon

Obon Fest Saturday, August 5, 6:30 p.m. 3720 SE 34th Avenue Portland, Oregon

Hawaiian Festival (3 Days of Aloha) Saturday, July 29, 2:00 p.m. Esther Short Park at W. Columbia and 8th Streets Vancouver, Washington

Young Musicians & Artists Saturday, July 1, 2:00 p.m. workshop and 8:00 p.m. concert Willamette University Salem, Oregon

JASO Annual Banquet Tuesday, June 20, 7:00 p.m. Hilton Hotel Portland, Oregon

Drums of Three Nations Sunday, June 11, 2:00 p.m. World Trade Center at 121 SW Salmon St. Portland, Oregon Sponsored by the Consul General of Japan, Honorary Consul of S. Korea, and Oregon-China Sister State Association. Featuring drumming performances by Li Lin and the Portland Lee Association Lion Dance Team,…

Rose Festival Starlight Parade Saturday, June 3, 8:30 p.m. Downtown Portland Join us as we unveil our newly-built Portland Festival Yatai!

Whitcomb Elementary School Friday, May 26, 1:30 p.m. 7400 SE Thompson Rd Milwaukie, Oregon

CALebration Thursday, May 18, 6:00 p.m. Mountainview Christian Church Portland, Oregon

Say Hey! for Partners in Diversity Tuesday, May 16, 6:00 p.m. Legacy Emmanuel Atrium Portland, Oregon

Lan Su Chinese Garden APAH Month Saturday, May 20, 1:00 p.m. 239 Northwest Everett Street Portland, Oregon

Drumming in the Stacks  Saturday, May 6, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Midland Library — Free workshop but registration required 805 SE 122nd Ave Portland, Oregon

South Wasco County High School and The Dalles-Wasco County Library Friday, April 28, 10:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. Maupin and The Dalles, Oregon

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival Saturday, April 22, 1:30 p.m. Seattle Center 305 Harrison Street Seattle, Washington

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Friday, April 21, 1:00 p.m. matinee and 7:30 p.m. full concert 565 Camano Avenue Langley, Washington Portland, Oregon

Multnomah County Library: Drumming in the Stacks Saturday, April 15, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Central Library, U.S. Bank Room 801 SW 10th Avenue Portland, Oregon Free but registration is required. Maximum 15 participants.

Portland Children’s Museum Saturday, April 1, 11:00 a.m. 4015 SW Canyon Road Portland, Oregon

Min Yasui Documentary World Premiere Tuesday, March 28, 6:45 p.m. Historic Grand Theater, 191 High St NE Salem, Oregon

Salem Public Library Friday, March 24, 7:00 p.m. 585 Liberty Street SE Salem, Oregon

Sherwood Center for the Arts Family Matinee Series Saturday, March 18, 2:00 p.m. Sherwood, Oregon

University of Portland, International Night Friday, March 3, 6:20 p.m. Bauccio Commons Portland, Oregon

Shimadzu Anniversary Celebration Wednesday, March 3, 11:30 a.m. Canby, Oregon

Capitol Hill Elementary School Taiko Residency Wednesday and Thursday, February 22 and 23 Portland, Oregon

Asian Celebration Sunday, February 19, 1:40 p.m. Lane County Events Center Eugene, Oregon

Vision and Vigilance Candlelight Vigil

Sunday, December 11, 4 p.m. | link Japanese American Historical Plaza In response to post-election instances of racial targeting and student harassment, Portland Taiko will team with Oya No Kai and Grant High School for a student workshop and dialogue, and the Oregon Nikkei Endowment, Portland JACL, and the Japanese Ancestral…

PSU Cultural Resource Center Grand Opening

Wednesday, November 2, 5:00 p.m. Portland State University Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom 1825 SW Broadway Free event Join the PSU Cultural Resource Centers as it celebrates the momentous addition of the Pan-African Commons and Pacific Islander, Asian & Asian American Student Center. Our formal presentation will begin at 5:00…

Glencoe Elementary

November 16, 2016 Assembly

Sound in Motion: Taiko Project and Portland Taiko

October 16, 2016, 3 pm | link Cabell Center Theater at the Catlin Gabel School 8825 SW Barnes Road, Portland, OR Join us as we welcome internationally-acclaimed TaikoProject for its Portland debut! Tickets now on sale!


Sunday, January 29, 2017, 1:30 p.m. | link Portland State University Smith Memorial Student Union 1825 SW Broadway Portland, OR 97201

Oregon Nikkei Endowment annual banquet

September 8, 2016, 6:15 pm | link Multnomah Athletic Club

Portland Creative Conference

Friday, September 23, 2016, 1 pm | link Gerding Theater at the Armory

PDX Runway Run

Saturday, September 24 | link PDX

City of Hillsboro diversity conference

Thursday, September 29, 8:15 am

Washington Park Summer Festival

August 7, 6 pm Washington Park | link This free summer concert is a full-length extravaganza in Washington Park’s amphitheater. We’ve been working hard to bring back some old favorites we haven’t played in a while, as well as on a collaboration with Portland Lee’s Association lion dance team. And of…


August 6, 6 pm Oregon Buddhist Temple | link Every year we perform at the Oregon Buddhist Temple’s ObonFest. We had a great time as always!

Twisp Arts Festival

Drumming in the stacks – Midland

Midland Festival Library

Clark College Sakura Festival

4/21/2016,Clark College, Vancouver, WA

Community Transportation Expo

5/24/2016, 4:30 pm Oregon Convention Center