Powerful! describes the magnificent experience of seeing the elephant women of GIWAYEN MATA on stage playing instruments once held sacred only for initiated priests. Continuing the rich tradition of African drumming and African dance, GIWAYEN MATA articulates traditional West African rhythms on djembe, sangban, kenkeni, dununba drums and sekere. To the delight of our audiences and the pleasure of our ancestors we perform a repertoire filled with original and inspired works. Enjoy all this as you explore GIWAYEN MATA.
Do you enjoy performing, studying, and traveling?
GIWAYEN MATA is seeking strong, experienced, and committed
DANCERS & PERCUSSIONISTS, trained in African and Contemporary Modern Dance
and skilled in djembe orchestra technique. Congueras & Sekere players welcome.