Past Performances

Below is a list of Uminari Taiko's appearances.

2017

  • Victoria Mochitsuki Kai (New Year) Celebration (Jan 22)
  • Drum and Dance Festival, Black History Month (Feb 4)
  • UT 15th Anniversary Concert (May 6)
  • Asian Heritage Month Celebration (Uvic) (May 28)
  • St. Aidan's United Church (Jun 4)
  • Campbell River Japanese Cultural Fair (Jun 17)
  • Spirit of 150 Victoria (Jun 27)
  • Comox Valley Canada Day Celebration (Jul 1)
  • Cook Street Village Community BBQ (Jul 8)
  • Esquimalt Canada 150 Celebration (Aug 12)
  • Victoria Obon Festival, Ross Bay Villa (Aug 13)
  • Victoria Dragon Boat Festival (Aug 19 & Aug 20)
  • Moon Festival Lantern Celebration (Sep 30)
  • VNCS Japanese Cultural Fair (Oct 21)

2016

  • 7 Potato Society Japanese New Year Celebration (Nanaimo) (Jan 10)
  • Victoria Mochitsuki Kai (New Year) Celebration (Jan 24)
  • Campus View Elementary School International Pot Luck Supper (Apr 14)
  • TC 10K (Apr 24)
  • St. Aidan's United Church (Jun 12)
  • Canada Day Celebration - Courtenay (Jul 1)
  • Port Hardy Filomi Days (Jul 15-17)
  • Victoria Dragon Boat Festival (Aug 12-14)
  • India Mela (Fest) (Aug 13)
  • Moon Festival Lantern Celebration (Sep 17)
  • Furusato Dancers 10th Anniversary Concert (Sept 24)
  • VNCS Japanese Cultural Fair (Oct 24)
  • BC government Crown Corporation Staff Day Event (Nov 23)

2015

  • Victoria Mochitsuki Kai (New Year) Celebration (Jan 25)
  • Grand Opening, Jim Pattison Lexus/Toyota Dealership, Victoria (Feb)
  • TC10K, Victoria (Apr 27)
  • St. Aidan's United Church service, Victoria (May 24)
  • Campbell River Japanese Festival (Jun 6)
  • All Japanese Show 'n Shine Car Show, Gyro Park  (Jun 21)
  • Canada Day Celebrations, Legislative Grounds (Jul 1)
  • Victoria Obon Festival, Ross  Bay Villa (Aug 9)
  • Victoria Bragon Boat Festival (Aug 14,15 &16)
  • Victoria India Mela (Fest), Centennial Square (Aug 8)
  • Moon Festival, Gordon Head Rec Centre (Sep 26)
  • VNCS Japanese Cultural Fair, Esquimalt Rec Centre, (Oct 24)
  • 80th Birthday Celebration, Ladysmith (Dec 20)

2014

  • Victoria Mochitsuki Kai (New Year) Celebration (Jan 26)
  • Global Fusion Fest, Courtney, BC (Mar 8)
  • LitARTcity Fundraiser, Open Space Gallery, Victoria (Apr 11)
  • TC10K, Victoria (Apr 27)
  • Buddha's Birthday, UVic Interfaith Chapel (May 3)
  • St. Aidan's United Church service, Victoria (Jun 8)
  • VNCS 20th Anniversary Banquet, Ambrosia Event Centre (Jun 21)
  • Wedding, Japanese Garden, Mayne Island (Jul 26)
  • Victoria India Festival (MeLa), Centennial Square  (Aug 8)
  • Victoria Obon Festival, Ross Bay Villa (Aug 10)
  • Union of National Employees Triennial Convention Centre, Empress Hotel & Fort Rodd Hill (Aug 12)
  • Victoria Dragon Boat Festival (Aug 15, 16 & 17)
  • Moon Festival, Gordon Head Rec Centre (Sep 6)
  • VNCS Japanese Cultural Fair, Esquimalt Rec Centre (Oct 25)

2013

  • VNCS Mochitsuki Kai Celebration, Esquimalt Rec Centre (Jan 20)
  • BCGEU Women's Conference, dinner entertainment, Hotel Grand Pacific (Mar 1)
  • St. Michaels University School Asian week celebration (Mar 5)
  • Victoria TC 10K (Apr 28)
  • St. Aidan's United Church service (May 5)
  • Buddha's Birthday Celebration, University of Victoria Interfaith Chapel (May 26)
  • Friends of Music Society showing of Inclusions, EMI Theatre (May 29)
  • Worldfest, Asian Heritage Cultural Performnce, UVic (Jun 2)
  • Telus Walk to Cure Diabetes, Langford (Jun 9)
  • Chinatown Night Market Opening, (Jun 12)
  • Japanese Cultural Fair, Campbell River (Jun 15)
  • India Fest (Mela) (Aug 5)
  • Obon Festival, Ross Bay Villa (Aug 11)
  • Victoria Dragon Boat Festival (Aug 16, 17 & 18)
  • VNCS Japanese Cultural Fair, Esquimalt Rec Centre (Oct 26)
  • Japanese Heritage Weekend, Ucluelet, BC (Nov 9)
  • End of Construction Celebration, Broadmead Village, Victoria (Nov 23)

2012

  • VNCS Mochitsuki Kai Celebration, Esquimalt Rec Centre (Jan 15)
  • Victoria TC 10K (Apr 29)
  • Asian Heritage Month Concert with Chinese Lion Dance and Drummers, Spirit Square (May 26)
  • Buddha's Birthday Celebration, University of Victoria Interfaith Chapel (May 27)
  • North Park Neighbourhood Association Community Festival (Jun16)
  • Campbell River Japanese Cultural Fair in support of their Japan sister city association (Jun 23)
  • Canada Day Celebration at the Legislative Grounds (Jul 1)
  • Qualicum Beach Old School House Centenary Celebration (Jul 28)
  • City Of Victoria 150th Anniversary Celebration Concert, Spirit Square (Aug 2)
  • Victoria Dragon Boat Festival, Victoria Inner Harbour (Aug 17, 18 & 19)
  • Esquimalt 100 Celebration, Esquimalt Gorge Park (Sep 8)
  • Uminari Taiko 10th Anniversary Concert, St. Ann's Academy (Sep 29)
  • VNCS Japanese Cultural Fair, Esquimalt Recreation Centre (Oct 20)
  • UVIC Anti-Stress Event, Student Union Building (Nov 27)

2011

  • VNCS Mochitsuki Kai Celebration
  • Gambare Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Fundraiser, Hillside Centre
  • Ecole Willows Elementary Spirit Day
  • Gambare Nippon Community Fair, L'Ecole Victor-Brodeur
  • Asian Pacific Students' Association Earthquake Relief, University of Victoria 
  • Victoria TC10K
  • Buddha's Birthday Celebration, University of Victoria Interfaith Chapel
  • Victoria Judo Club Celebrations for Mr. Inouye
  • Gorge Park Canada Day Celebrations
  • BC Federation of Labour - Summer Institute for Union Women
  • St. Aidan's United Church perforamnce
  • Banzai Fundraiser for Japan Earthquake Relief, Victoria Event Centre
  • Victoria Dragon Boat Festival
  • VNCS Obon Festival
  • North American Taiko Conference 2011 Taiko Ten Concert
  • Vancouver Island Multiracial Family Day
  • Victoria Marathon
  • VNCS Japanese Cultural Fair

 

2010

  • VNCS Japanese Cultural Fair
  • Multi Racial Families' Day, Queen Alexandra Centre for Children's Health
  • Beats on the Street for Pakistan Relief
  • Regional Taiko Gathering - UW, Seattle, Washington
  • Gorge Park Canada Day Celebrations
  • Ecole Poirier Fun Day
  • Buddha's Birthday, University of Victoria Interfaith Chapel
  • Ross Place Asian Culture Evening
  • Gala Fundraiser with Nanaimo Lions Club
  • Victoria TC 10K
  • Victoria Art Gallery Family Fun with Drums
  • Nanaimo 'Seven Potatoes' Mochitsuki New Year Celebration

2009

  • Esquimalt Gorge Park Japanese Garden Re-Opening Ceremony
  • VNCS Japanese Cultural Fair
  • Pacific Northwest Bonsai Society Conference, Harbour Towers
  • Victoria International Dragon Boat Festival
  • 30th Anniversary Self-Transcendance Biathlon/Triathlon Athletes' Welcoming
  • ICA of Victoria Luminara Festival, Beacon Hill Park
  • Victoria Canada Day Celebrations Legislative Buildings/ Inner Harbour
  • National Aboriginal Day Performance at Mungo Martin House, Thunderbird Park
  • Ecole Victor Brodeuer 'Tour du Monde'
  • Buddha's Birthday, University of Victoria Interfaith Chapel
  • Victoria TC 10K
  • UVic Pacific Asian Studies Student Society (PASS) ExplorAsia 
  • Chinese New Year Celebration with Victoria Chinatown Lions' Club
  • Nanaimo 'Seven Potatoes' Mochitsuki New Year Gathering
  • VNCS Mochitsuki Kai Celebration
  • World Drums: A Celebration of Rhythm, Victoria McPherson Playhouse

2008

  • Free Spirit: Stories of You, Me and BC - Royal BC Museum
  • Morioka Twin City Celebration, Glendale Gardens
  • Sidney Sister City Celebration
  • Gorge Canada Day Festival
  • Nanaimo Drum Festival
  • B.C. Federation of Labour Western Regional Summer Institute for Union Women
  • Asian Heritage Month Book Launch - BCGEU Auditorium

2007

  • Include Me! CUPE BC's Community Anti-Racism Regional Conference
  • Private Function, Royal BC Museum
  • Victoria Dragon Boat Festival
  • Cowichan Tribes Gathering
  • Inter-Cultural Association of Victoria Luminara Festival
  • Summer in Square, Victoria Centennial Square
  • 9th Annual Gorge Canada Day Picnic
  • Youth Health and Wellness Fair at Stellies Secondary School
  • Victoria TC 10K
  • Mochi Tsuki Kai - VNCS & Japanese Friendship Society

2006

  • VNCS Japanese Cultural Fair & Bazaar
  • Japanese Movie Night at Cinecenta
  • Victoria Dragon Boat Festival
  • The World Martial Arts Games
  • The Body Celeb - Out of the Box Fundraiser
  • Inter-Cultural Association of Victoria Luminara Festival
  • Gorge Canada Day Picnic
  • Sooke Fundraiser for Seniors bus
  • Mochi Tsuki Kai - VNCS & Japanese Friendship Society

2005

  • VNCS Cultural Fair and Bazaar
  • Victoria International Dragon Boat Festival
  • Inter-Cultural Association of BC Luminara Festival
  • Tanabata Matsuri
  • Canada Day 10k Run
  • Gorge Park Canada Day Celebrations
  • Regional Equity & Human Rights Conference - BC Government & Service Employees' Union
  • Tsunami Relief Fundraiser with Asian Heritage Month Society
  • Victoria TC 10K
  • Song of the Sword - Pacific Coast Aikikai 10th Anniversary Celebration
  • Dr. Inazo Nitobe Memorial Garden Gala Fundraiser 
  • University of Victoria 8th Annual Women's Conference
  • Mochi Tsuki Kai - VNCS & Japanese Friendship Society

2004

  • Wado Karate Competition
  • VNCS Japanese Fall Bazaar
  • New VI Morning Show
  • VNCS & Japanese Friendship Society Film Night
  • VNCS 10th Anniversary Dinner
  • Victoria International Dragon Boat Festival
  • Tanabata Matsuri
  • Gorge Community Association Canada Day Celebration
  • Margaret Jenkins School Spring Fair
  • Richmond Elementary School
  • Victoria Asian Heritage Month Opening Ceremonies
  • Times-Colonist 10K Run
  • Victoria International Development Education Association
  • Campbell River High School Fundraiser
  • VNCS Mochi Tsuki Kai

2003

  • Saanich Parks & Recreation Family Night
  • VNCS Japanese Fall Bazaar
  • Ruby's Performance Arts Party
  • Gorge Community Association Canada Day
  • Margaret Jenkins School
  • Victoria Women's Sexual Assault Centre Triathlon for Healing
  • St. Michael's University Junior School
  • Garden City 10K
  • ICYC Oak Bay High School
  • Special Olympics Volunteers Dinner
  • Pearson College of the Pacific
  • Glanford Elementary School
  • Saanich Parks & Recreation Multicultural Week
  • VNCS Mochi Tsuki Kai

2002

  • Dominion Astrophysical Observatory Christmas Reception
  • Victoria Foundation Awards Ceremony
  • VNCS Japanese Fall Bazaar
  • Go! Magazine on CHEK TV