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JAPANAROO Festive Concert - Music, Dance and Arts

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A spectacular showcase of music, dance & arts

It's time to celebrate! JAPANAROO Festive Season Concert

Held on Friday 17th December 2021 at Sydney Town Hall, the JAPANAROO Festive Season Concert is set to be a spectacular one-night-only showcase of dance, music and arts in celebration of the 'Japanese and Australian tradition'.

Experience the sound of the Didgeridoo along with the powerful Taiko drummers, the energy of the Oni Kenbai dancers, the grace of the Koto, the delicate vibration of the Shamisen and the beauty of the Kimonos in harmony with the Sakura Choir, all together in this must-see concert show.


Over two and half hours, Sydney music and arts lovers will be treated to a unique fusion of cultural performances - highlights include:

WILLIAM BARTON - A composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who is widely recognised as one of Australia's leading Didgeridoo players.

KAMAHL - Kamahl is an international icon of the Australian music industry. His golden voice has enchanted millions since 1967 and earned more than 100 gold and platinum records!

SATSUKI ODAMURA - A koto virtuoso, who pioneered this ancient Japanese instrument in Australia. She works with musicians from other genres, from jazz to classical music.

NORIKO TADANO - An award-winning, virtuoso master of the Japanese shamisen (a 3-string, banjo-like instrument) and a traditional Japanese vocalist. Noriko was an audience favourite and finalist on the Australia's Got Talent.

YU NI ON - Yu Ni On takes people on a fun, open and soulful journey through the high spirited energy of the Japanese taiko drum, blended with percussive sounds and festive song and dance.

RINDO - A Japanese drum ensemble that is renowned for its energetic and dynamic drumming performances.

ONIKENBAI - A powerful, masculine dance that has been performed in the city of Kitakami, Iwate Prefecture, in northeastern Japan for around 1,000 years. It was originally a way of offering comfort to ancestral spirits. Feel the power of Onikenbai, a Buddhist ritual dance that symbolises good spirits driving away the bad.

SYDNEY SAKURA CHOIR - Sydney Sakura Choir prides itself on its musical ambassadorship for Japan and has performed at many cultural festivals and charity events.

WA BO RI - Japanese Kimono Meets Australian Spirit Aboriginal Kimono Haute Couture


Don't miss the JAPANAROO Festive Season Concert, featuring some of Australia's most celebrated artists.

Secure your tickets today at Eventbrite. Tickets start from $50.

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*Please note: If the event is cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, tickets will remain valid for a new date.

If you're not able to attend on the new date, tickets fee will be refunded. Agency's fee is non-refundable.

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When: Friday, 17 December 2021 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Where: Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street Sydney, NSW 2000
Cost: $50 - $160
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by Jen on 03/11/2021
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