A "kanto" is a long bamboo pole with numerous cross bars on which forty-six or forty-eight lanterns are hung. The highlight of the festival is a competition among local youths who vie with each other in balancing the kantos on their heads, shoulders, and hands as they dance to the accompaniment of drums."NIPO-314", "2222706"
The Magnificent Drum Festival will be held on April 11 and 12 in Narita City, Chiba Prefecture.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2009年 4月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT270036", "2468786"
"The more we think, the more we have to change, so we had great difficulties in creating ways to move the whole body while beating a taiko drum, and also taking into account the wide range of ages."〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2007年9月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT251034", "2178201"
"I have long been interested in Japanese taiko, and while I was inquiring about it, I found out about TAIKObics and became interested to find out more."〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2007年9月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT251034", "2167225"
"Japanese taiko used to be like a sport, as better sounds were able to be produced by beating the drums using energy from the whole body rather than just the hands.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2007年9月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT251034", "2172145"
"Kabuki is a wonderful extravaganza of sensual experiences," Jean says, "especially set and costume colors, and sounds -- from the diction of the actors to the whoops and other strange noises the musicians sometimes make, to musical instruments, drums and gongs, to the lusty shouts from audience members in encouragement of the actors."〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2006年1月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT231020", "2172261"
"Our next show will be an ensemble with Japanese drums.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1999年12月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT158054", "2174858"
Kodo mainly play Japanese drums on stage, but they also vary their performances by using the flute, and dancing and singing.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2008年1月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT255004", "2392306"
"Kodo," a top ranking Japanese drumming group, has been enchanting people worldwide ever since their first overseas performances in the 1970s.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 2008年1月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT255004", "2172333"