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Narita Taiko Matsuri

Mar 27th, 2009 | By | Category: Festivals, Tokyo and Vicinity

The Narita Taiko Matsuri is the largest drum festival in the Kanto region and is held each April at Naritasan Shinshoji Temple.  The matsuri features two full days of taiko drumming, dancing and parades. Literally, taiko means “fat drum”, and the art form can be traced back the the sixth or seventh century in Japan, […]