NEWRY – Burlington Taiko will bring the powerful sounds of Japanese taiko drums and choreographed movements to Sunday River Ski Resort Sunday. The group will perform at 7 p.m. in the grand ballroom of the Grand Summit Resort Hotel at as part of the Black Diamond Family Entertainment Series. Taiko is an ancient Japanese form of drumming, which was incorporated into the sacred and religious ceremonies of every Japanese village, and also used as a means of practical communication. Farmers would use the drums to drive pests from their fields. During times of war, the drums were used to signal men to battle.

Tickets: $4 for children 12 and under; $6 for adults in advance or$6 and $8 at the door. For tickets or more info, call 824-3575.

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