Participation years from 2006(12th)
Satsuma biwa was played for the morale rise of samurai during the Sengoku period. Its “bachi” or plectrum was also a great weapon. Many songs talk about the Genpei Battle and battle of Sengoku.
Satsuma Biwa Gogen Suimei Fujino won the 2nd place at the Biwa Music Competition, Agency for Cultural Affairs. Also, the group is recognized as the member of the Japan Biwa Music Association.