a group of children connecting america & Japan with the sound of Taiko 

BIWANKO is a Non Profit Organization for Japanese Cultural Drumming Troop formed 2007 in Bergen county NJ.

We offer Japanese traditional taiko and folk flute classes and performances to our local community. 


BIWANKO Group Inc. (NPO)

Director:  Yuko Okada

Public Relations:  Yukiko Shore

161 Woodbine Street, Bergenfield, NJ 07621

( inside Nunnbetter Dance Theatre )


BIWANKO is a member of NEW YORK SUWA TAIKO ASSOCIATION along with four other Taiko groups around NY metropolitan area.


BI(美)Beauty (the character represents America)

WA (和)Harmony (the character represents Japan)

KO (鼓)Drum