The world-touring Tamagawa Taiko Drum and Dance troupe return
for the Japan America Society’s 17th Annual Subaru Cherry Blossom
Festival. The Tokyo-based troupe will bring their lively performances, which
combine traditional Japanese folk dances with thundering percussion and
visually stunning costumes to Philadelphia and its suburbs. A listing of the
show times, venues and ticketing information is below.
Friday, April 4, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Haverford College in Roberts
Hall, Marshall Auditorium, 370 Lancaster Avenue in Haverford, PA. This event is
Sunday, April 6, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Swarthmore College
in the Lang Concert Hall, 500
College Avenue in Swarthmore, PA. This
event is free.
Monday, April 7, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at West
Chester University in the Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall at Philips Memorial
Hall Building, 700 South High Street in Westchester, PA. Tickets are $5 and can
be purchased at http://www.wcupa.edu/visitingartists/VAS.asp.
Tuesday, April 8, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Westtown School,
975 Westtown Road
This event is free.
The Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival of Greater Philadelphia, a project of
the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia (JASGP), with tremendous
support from Subaru of America, Inc as title sponsor. The Festival aims to foster a better
understanding of the cultural, social, and educational customs of Japan building
on the JASGP commitment to plant and maintain cherry trees in local parks. To
date, JASGP has planted more than 1,000 cherry trees, supplementing the 1,600
flowering trees presented by the Japanese government as a gesture of friendship
About the Japan America Society of
Greater Philadelphia (JASGP):