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Taiko drumming performance far from the city center

Taiko drumming performance far from the city center

Beginning in the 1980s the ensembles of drummers began to open up its historically male membership to children (kodomo-taiko) and women, particularly young women (onna-taiko). This summer event is in a village away from the central valley of the Hino River that runs through Fukui prefecture's north half.

July 1989 from 35 mm slides scanned in 12/2018.
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Photo taken on 9 December 2018 (© anthroview / Flickr)

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