African Drums Festival
Promoting cultural ties
The significance of Drums to Africans cannot be overemphasized because a typical traditional gathering is not complete without it so that the beats and rhythm can keep the audience lively and in tune with the main course of the gatherings.
Sub-Saharan African music is mostly characterized by a strong rhythmic interest...
It is the same West African rhythmic techniques that were carried over the Atlantic that are still the basic ingredients in the various musical styles of the Americas : Sambas, Furro, Marracattu and Coco in Brazil, Afro-Cuban music and Afro-American musical genres ... Read More
Africa In Brief
Africa hosts a large diversity of ethnicities, cultures and languages. In the late 19th century European countries colonized most of Africa. Africa also varies greatly with regard to environments. Economics, historical ties and government systems.
However, most present states in Africa originate from a process of decolonization in the 20th century... Read More