WAon WAgi invites you to go back in time with a wonderful insight into the traditional culture of Japan.
You'll be treated to a beautiful musical collaboration of traditional Japanese instruments whilst watching the high skills of the Kendama.
With traditional costumes and the sound of a Japanese drum -Wadaiko and the 3 string Banjo - Tsugaru Shamisen and a bamboo flute - Shakuhachi, it's a stunning experience.
With a joyful ending of audience participants joining in WAon WAgi brings a truly unique experience that'll live in your memories forever.
Name: Ito Yusuke
Professional Kendama（Kendama is Japanese traditional toy and very famous in Japanby people of all age）player who began to play Kendama at the age of seven and became a disciple of a Kendama school. He has won the nationwide Kendama Championship ten times in Japan and set two Guinness world records. And He has performed at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.
Name: Kohei Matsudaira
Shakuhachi player who has won the grand prize at the National Traditional Japanese Music Competition. 53rd term of NHK Traditional Japanese Music Technicians Training Program completed.
He has won many awards at Tsugaru Shamisen National Tournaments.He has been invited by many countries around the world in the past.
Name: Taniguchi Takeyoshi
Wadaiko drummer who combines traditional and digital sounds.
Program 1： Opening
Enjoy a powerful performance by Tsugaru Shamisen, Wadaiko (Japanese drum) and Shakuhachi (bamboo flute).
Program 2：Kendama and Wadaiko (Japanese drums)
To the sound of Wadaiko (Japanese drums), Kendama with long strings, large Kendama, and blindfolded Kendama will fascinate the audience.
Program 3: Audience Participation Kendama Challenge
Several guests will be invited to try Kendama on stage. The audience's success in playing Kendama will bring a lot of excitement to the stage.
Program 4: Sound Match
This is a performance to enjoy an improvised exchange between the "sound" of Kendama and the "sound" of Wadaiko (Japanese drum).
Program 5 Kendama & Japanese instruments
This is a performance in which Kendama is swung, thrown, and held in two different ways to the accompaniment of high-class Japanese musical instruments, enlivening the stage with sound and skill.
Program 6: Japanese instrumental performance "Requested piece
According to the mood of the guests and the venue, we can change the program to folk songs, pop songs, etc. We also accept requests such as "for children" or "for overseas guests”.
Program 7 Kendama Guinness x Japanese musical instruments
This is an arrangement of the Kendama technique "Moshikome," which has set a Guinness World Record, to create a dynamic performance of the normally simple and ordinary “Moshikome.
Program 8: Japanese instrumental performance "End of the song
The finale will be a stirring piece of music that will bring together the members of the Waon Wagi and the audience in harmony.
WAon WAgi, （中文：和音和技） 非常押韵的一个日本名字。WA意为日本， on意为音乐， gi意为娴熟技巧。
器乐合奏 - 津轻三味弦，尺八和太鼓的合奏呈现一首振奋人心的开场曲
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