Japanese Taiko Drum Demonstration at Peleliu Elementary School
On 1 September, the Embassy of Japan brought a unique, powerful sound of Japan to Peleliu with a high-profile Japanese taiko drummer, Ms. Akemi Jige.
The Embassy of Japan was delighted to hold a Japanese taiko demonstration at Peleliu Elementary School in partnership with the Japanese taiko drumming group named “Hono-o-Daiko”. This unique opportunity featured Ms. Akemi Jige, who is the leader of the group dating from 1986. She loves to share her passion for this traditional instrument through a variety of events all over the world. On this special occasion, Ms. Jige visited the school to give a short, fun introduction to Japanese taiko to Palauan children.