Watch NYC Taiko drumming group COBU perform outside Citi Field stadium before the Mets vs Angels game in the video below, then check out a full photo gallery!
– Yako Miyamoto’s COBU performed outside Citi Field before the Mets/Angels game as part of Japanese Heritage Night at the stadium.
Fans attending watched them on the big screen inside and in-person on the way to the night’s Japanese themed festivities.
– You can also watch and comment on COBU’s performance at Citi Field over on YouTube:
Rina Maejima sings National Anthem at Mets vs Angels game
Singer Rina Maejima performed an impressive rendition of the national anthem ahead of the showdown between the Mets’ Kodai Senga and the Angels’ Shohei Ohtani.
– Pictured below is Rina Maejima greeting Ambassador Mikio Mori (Consul-General of Consulate General of Japan, New York) after his ceremonial first pitch.
About COBU NYC Taiko Drumming Group
“COBU, based in New York City, was created as a Live Rhythm Performing Arts Group in 2000.
“Dance Like Drumming, Drum Like Dancing”
COBU combines elements of the Japanese traditional Taiko drumming with rhythmic Tap dancing.
In 2001, the group received a “Choreography Award” by organization, ‘Mann & Entertainment’.
Yako Miyamoto, the founder of COBU is a current member of the off broadway-hit STOMP.”
– Watch Yako Miyamoto’s COBU performing at Japan Parade 2023 earlier this year!
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