Join us for a family-friendly Earth Month celebration of an educational arts & crafts project and a dynamic musical performance from Taiko Masala, a traditional Japanese drumming group.
From 11:00-11:30 am, Battery Park City Authority invites the public to take inspiration from the Japanese practice of Mottainai that encourages thoughtfulness around waste by creating and sharing a zero waste ochiba art design. Starting at 11:30 am, Taiko Masala invites attendees to participate in an interactive drumming performance.
11:00 am: Educational Zero Waste Ochiba Art Program
11:30 am: Taiko Masala Drum Performance
About Taiko Masala
Formed in 2001, Taiko Masala has thrilled audiences throughout the United States with performances of Japan's traditional drumming called Taiko. Founded by Master drummer Hiro Kurashima, Taiko Masala performs at concerts, festivals, museums and schools, in addition to its active teaching schedule.