Yamato – The Drummers of Japan
“The Yamato show is a genuinely theatrical experience, delivered with balletic grace and infectious humour.” – Times Online (UK)
They start the day running 10 km, are able to play a drum that weights 500 kg and every year they perform in front of 300.000 people in more than 51 countries all over the world. This amazing ensemble travels the world with Japan’s traditional Wadaiko drums, whose sound stirs the hearts of people everywhere. Since the dawn of history, Taiko’s rich reverberations have filled people with inspiration and encouragement in a wide range of settings. Its unmistakable sound is still heard throughout Japan today and represents the identity of the Japanese nation.
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