2017 TTMDA Asia Summer Camp

Experience the joy and fun of performing Mandingue percussion music & dance!

Drummers and dancers of any level are welcome to participate.

Potential drummers and dancers will also be invited to participate in TTMDA’s Asia All-star trainings.


Workshop Trainers

Rumiko FUJII

Artistic Director
Gekidan Africa

Chief Dance Instructor
TTM Djembe Academy

Hiroki MURAI

Music Director
Gekidan Africa

Senior Certified Teacher
TTM Djembe Academy

Kelvin KEW

Vice President
TTM Djembe Academy

Senior Certified Teacher
TTM Djembe Academy


Special guest from Japan!


Venue: TTMDA Mishima Japan on Mishima Island

12 Aug
Meet & Greet / Boat to Mishima Island / Camp Workshop

13 - 15 Aug
Camp Workshop

15 Aug
Performance Video Shoot

16 Aug

View Itinerary

Training Fee

TTMDA Djembe Instructor / All-star Team Apprentice

Club TTM Member *
* Passed any TTMDA Appraisement level

Normal Trainee

All-star Team Preparatory Members
Except US$50 costume rental


  • 3.5 days intensive training
  • 2-way return boat ticket to Mishima island
  • ALL meals & accommodation 12Aug evening to 16Aug morning
  • T-shirt x 1


Does Not Include

  • Individual flight/train ticket and visa
  • Drum rental (Drummers are encourage to bring your own djembe. If drum rental is needed, the rate is USD100 and please inform early).
  • Any transportation, accommodation and meals after workshop ends.

Fees are not refundable or further discounted if participants choose to not accept any of the items mentioned above.

After full payment is made, if for whatever reasons participants decide to cancel his/her participation before commencement of training, 50% of the paid fee shall be refunded.


11 Aug Fri
Stay 1 night in Kagoshima downtown. We recommend Sun Days Inn as it is clean, comfortable, has good wifi and inexpensive. Kagoshima port is 5mins away by taxi. Book here

12 Aug Sat
Report to us at Kagoshima port (ferry to Mishima Island) for your boat ticket.
Location: 18-16 Izumi-cho Kagoshima City, Kagoshima 892-0822 Japan
We will then take ferry together to Mishima Islands.

12 - 15 Aug Sat - Tue
Festival Participation and stay in Mishima.

16 Aug Wed
We will take ferry back to Kagoshima, estimated arrival time is 4pm.

Travel Info


Club TTM Members, please get ready your e-membership number.


Travel Info

Kagoshima Airport to Downtown

There is express bus service. Cost is about JPY1250.

Take bus line No.2: Airport → Shimoishiki → Kagoshima Chuo Station → Tenmonkan → City Hall

Alight at Tenmonkan stop.

There are many hotel and restaurant in that area. Sun Days Inn hotel is 10mins walk from this bus stop.

Fukuoka Airport to Kagoshima

Fukuoka Airport is the next available option to fly to, it is a bigger airport and more internationally connected than Kagoshima airport.

There are high speed train service between Fukuoka city and Kagoshima Downtown.

Besides high speed train, there are also high way bus service that takes about 3hours journey.

Accommodation in Kagoshima Downtown

We recommend the following hotel as it is clean, comfortable, has good Wi-Fi and inexpensive. Kagoshima port is 5mins away by taxi.

Sun Days Inn Hotel | Reserve a room in 中文 or English

Kagoshima Port Location

18-16 Izumi-cho Kagoshima City, Kagoshima 892-0822 Japan