KOHAKU is a unique performance collaborative based in Sacramento that specializes in traditional and contemporary Japanese performing arts, such as Kagura dance (Sacred dance of Shinto shrines), Taiko drum and a variety of other celebrated cultural music and dance. We also perform Japanese folkloric, music and dance of sacred rituals and contemporary dance inspired by Japanese and world fusion. Audiences will also enjoy the power and beauty of authentic Japanese instruments such as Taiko drums, Fue (flutes), Chappa (cymbals) and more. Our passion is to share the rich Japanese cultural heritage through an artistic outreach that may bring the world a deeper appreciation for the beauty of our home country. Our creative offerings will reveal touching and sacred aspects of Japanese culture and Shinto traditions that we hope will leave you with a depth of joy and happiness.