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Raging Asian Women: Toronto’s All-Womxn Taiko Drummers


Raging Asian Women Taiko Drummers (RAW) is a performing arts ensemble made up of Torontonians who identify as East and Southeast Asian women.  We are a Japanese Taiko drumming group that exists as a critical response and challenge to both systemic and internalized oppressions. Through performance, education, and community outreach, we seek to challenge, redefine and represent ourselves, and to inspire ourselves and others in striving for racial and gender equality.  Through collective membership, artistic creation, and active development, we carve space for self-expression, authentic engagement, community, and empowerment.

Rave Reviews

“RAW’s concert is intensely personal, and a monument to taiko as a powerful and emotional force.” -Benjamin Luscas, Editor of the Concordiensis Stay in Touch:…