The bodies and voices of the ancestors, gods and genies speaking to humanity, or inversely the spokesman of Men dealing with the dark powers who reign over the Universe african drums sing, and also speak.

They are still a fundamental institution present at major life events: marriages, births, enthronement of a sovereign, divining or healing sessions, funerals, wars...

At these times, African drums evoke and remind us of the beliefs, legends and precepts of order and life.

Sometimes ornamented with figures associated with the myths of the African peoples, or with designs derived from indigenous body scarring, weaving and basketwork, they continue to be fabricated and played in village ensembles.

Our selection of african drums come from workshops in Mali or Ghana, using local materials and traditional skills.

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