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Yamato the drummers of Japan
The attractive and energetic group of drummers Yamato from Japan performs at Riga Congress Hall on December 3rd.The virtuous drummers will present their newest program called Matsuri Fiesta
The group of drummers was started in Japan, Nara, The land of Yamato, considered the cradle of Japanese culture, 17 years ago.Over the years the group has given thousands of performances and received adoration by both the critics and the audience.It has delighted the Latvian audience twice.
Yamatodrummers perform using tens of the traditional Japanese Wadaiko drums in various sizes, tones and sounds, mostly made of natural materials.The biggest ones – odaiko – are made of a huge, more than 400 years old tree.
The exciting performance, which combines the art of theatre, music, admirable sleight of hands and virtuosity, is supplemented by the artistic skills and sense of humour of the group members creating an unforgettable pleasure for both the eyes and ears! The concert surrounds the audience with a mosaic of various sounds resonating from the gentle touch of a rain drop till breathtaking explosions of exaltation.
The drummers tell themselves:We entirely put our soul in playing the instruments that bring joy to audiences all over the world and the drumbeats just as the heartbeats sound in the same rhythm as the pulse of life!