The workshop on 11 September was co-organised by the Embassy and the Sibelius Academy. Mr Satou provided a lecture on Wadaiko and on how to play it to about 100 participants. It was an interactive event where some of the audience tried to play the Wadaiko themselves.
The concert on 12 September was organised by the Embassy. In front of approximately 400 audience, Mr. Satou explained about Wadaiko while showing powerpoint slides, followed by performance of several tunes including the improvisations.