How amazing was the first-virtual Earth Celebration (EC) of 2020? It ended with great success with so many viewers from across Japan and worldwide! EC is also one of the biggest events for Japan’s top taiko, “drum” troupe, Kodo（鼓童）. Out Continue Reading
It’s time for the Taiko (Japanese Drum) Festival! KODO is one of the best taiko troupes in the world and every year since 1988, they’ve hosted a three-day music festival held on Sado Island called the Earth Celebration (EC). This Continue Reading
Catchphrases such as “ The New Normal” and “Post-Coronavirus” can be heard often these days and it seems that people have started coming and going through public spaces little by little. Although things may not be able to return to Continue Reading
Jarman CEO, Ruth Jarman, was joined by Todd Porter of EdgeOf, John Daub of Only in Japan Go, Nina Cataldo and Jaya Thurston from Tokyo Llama on a consulting visit to Sado Island. Within our long term contract with Earth Continue Reading
From August 16th to 18th, the little island of Sado dances to the sounds of taiko drums, song, and dance during the yearly Sado Earth Celebration music festival 2019!
On Sado Island, Niigata Prefecture, the power of the island rises through your feet.