Hinoki-ya, formed in Hakodate 1998, specialise in Japanese music with a world influence. Their performances feature Shinobue flute, Taiko, guitar, and percussion. Hinoki-ya have participated at several international festivals, energising audiences with their rhythm and energy. They put their festival experience to good use in producing WMDF! Their most recent album is “Coffee beans and Koinobori” and they also recently oversaw the production of a book: “Platanus no Ki”.