Gojinjo Daiko comes from Nabuna Town, Noto, Ishikawa. The small town has only 250 population, including 20 taiko player. Gojinjo Daiko hand Gojinjo Daiko on to only next generation in the town and the detail is not opened to people outside the town.

Because of its typical, cultural, and rare rhythm and appearance, Gojinjo Daiko is selected as an intangible cultural asset by Ishikawa Prefecture.


Gojinjo Daiko started at 1577, when Kenshin Uesugi(上杉謙信) invaded Noto, Ishikawa. Local people resisted by wearing weird mask and drumming taiko hardly to scare soldiers, resulting in defeat Kenshin Uesugi.

External links

  • Official HP[1]
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