Past Performances

Uminari Taiko has performed at hundreds of events since 2002.

If you would like us to perform at an event large or small, please fill out the Booking Request form.

2021
Splash Dash hosted by Vancouver Island International Dragon Boat Festival (Aug 7)
Saanich Parks – Gyro Park Summer Concert Series (Aug 24)
City of Victoria – Irving Park Pop-Up (Sept 5)

2020
Victoria Mochitsuki Kai (New Year) Celebration (Jan 19)
Saanich Parks – Gyro Park Pop-Up (Sept 10)
City of Victoria – Oaklands Park Pop-Up (Sept 20)
VNCS Japanese Virtual Cultural Fair – Belfry Theatre (Oct 24)

2019
Victoria Mochitsuki Kai (New Year) Celebration (Jan 20)
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (Mar 9)
Japanese Equinox Festival, UVic (Mar 23)
TC 10K (Apr 28)
Esquimalt Splash of Light! (May 4)
Campbell River Japanese Cultural Fair (May 25)
Pacific Rim Cultural Heritage Festival Sakura (May 26)
Royal BC Museum Canada Day Weekend  (Jun 30)
FILOMI Days, Port Hardy  (Jul 20)
Japan Fest, Broadmead Village Shopping Centre  (Jul 27)
Saanich Moon Festival Lantern Celebration  (Sep 14)
Our Place Harvest Brunch  (Sep 22)
MINISO Grand Opening Victoria (Oct 5)
VNCS Japanese Cultural Fair  (Oct 26) 

2018
Victoria Mochitsuki Kai (New Year) Celebration (Jan 21)
TC 10K (Apr 26)
St. Aidan’s United Church (May 27)
Royal BC Museum, Canada Day Celebration (Jun 30)
Victoria Canada Day Celebration, Legislature Grounds (Jul 1)
Japan Fest, Broadmead Village Shopping Centre (Jul 28)
Hiroshima/Nagasaki Memorial, Beacon Hill Park, Victoria (Aug 9)
Victoria Dragon Boat Festival (Aug 12)
India Mela, Centennial Square, Victoria (Aug 12)
Moon Festival Lantern Celebration, Gordon Head Rec, Victoria (Sep 22)
VNCS Japanese Cultural Fair, Victoria (Oct 27)
BCGEU Women’s Confertence, Coast Hotel, Victoria (Nov 16)


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

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