Royal Dancers and Drummers Of Burundi

One of the greatest percussion ensembles in the world, the Royal Drummers and Dancers of Burundi have performed in the same way for centuries, passing down traditions and techniques from father to son.
  • Royal Dancers and Drummers Of Burundi
  • 2012-09-30T20:00:00+00:00
  • 2012-09-30T22:00:00+00:00
  • One of the greatest percussion ensembles in the world, the Royal Drummers and Dancers of Burundi have performed in the same way for centuries, passing down traditions and techniques from father to son.
  • What Performance PAC Series Event student featured Performing Arts
  • When Sep 30, 2012 from 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM (UTC / UTC0)
  • Where Performing Arts Center
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Their performances were traditionally a part of particular ceremonies, such as births, funerals and the enthronement of Kings. In Burundi, drums are sacred and represent, along with the king, the powers of fertility and regeneration. The origins of their performance being shrouded in ancient legend and mystery, the Royal Drummers and Dancers of Burundi channel the energy and creative spirit of a nation through these drums and the rituals surrounding them.