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We at UConn Kodama Taiko are excited to announce our crowdfunding campaign! We have been working with Asano Taiko U.S. to provide exciting incentives to promote and support ECTC.

ECTC has always developed from its roots: the community. The ECTC 2020: Taking Root peer-to-peer campaign aims to build from and spread these roots.

Any groups interested can register as a team; teams that raise the most will receive fantastic prizes from Asano Taiko U.S.! (see below)

If you or your group want to compete for the prize, we recommend you read over the RULES AND REGULATIONS.

Grand Prize: Katsugi Okedo

The individual or team with the largest fundraising contribution will receive one fantastic 1.5 shaku katsugi okedo from Asano Taiko U.S. with a pair of hou (magnolia) okedo bachi! They will also receive one Asano Taiko US T-Shirt and one LATI (Los Angeles Taiko Institude) T-Shirt! (shirt sizes of your choice)

  • (1) 1.5 Shaku Katsugi Okedo
  • (1) Pair Hou/Magnolia Okedo Tapered Bachi (04-K38)
  • (1) Asano Taiko U.S. T-Shirt
  • (1) LATI T-Shirt
Katsugi Okedo Taiko

Large Asano Prize Pack!

The individual or team with the 2nd largest fundraising contribution will receive one Douji plastic fue #8, two pairs of kashi (oak) bachi, one Asano Taiko T-Shirt and one LATI T-Shirt!

  • (1) #8 Douji Plastic Fue
  • (2) Pairs Kashi/Oak Bachi (01-7514)
  • (1) Asano Taiko U.S. T-Shirt
  • (1) LATI T-Shirt

fuekashi bachikashi bachi

Medium Asano Prize Pack!

The individual or team with the 3rd largest fundraising contribution will receive one Douji plastic fue, one pair of kashi (oak) bachi, one Asano Taiko T-Shirt and one LATI T-Shirt!

  • (1) #7 Douji Plastic Fue
  • (1) Pair Kashi/Oak Bachi (01-7514)
  • (1) Asano Taiko U.S. T-Shirt
  • (1) LATI T-Shirt

fuekashi bachi

Asano Prize Pack!

The individual(s) or team(s) with the 4th and 5th largest fundraising contribution will receive one pair of kashi (oak) bachi, one Asano Taiko T-Shirt and one LATI T-Shirt!

  • (1) Pair Kashi/Oak Bachi (01-7514)
  • (1) Asano Taiko U.S. T-Shirt
  • (1) LATI T-Shirt

THANK YOU to Asano Taiko U.S. for making this possible. 

“Asano Taiko U.S. is a full-service taiko (Japanese drum) facility located in Torrance, CA offering a walk-in store, on-site taiko maintenance and repair, and hands-on taiko classes. It is the North American offshoot of Ishikawa-based Japanese drum maker, Asano Taiko, founded in 1609, and now the largest drum maker in Japan. Asano Taiko instruments are used by professional taiko groups throughout the world including the seminal ensemble, Kodo.”

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