Drumming Lessons In Accra

Summary

Drumming is part and parcel of the Ghanaian culture; Ghanaian music is characterized by a “strong rhythmic interest” that exhibits common characteristics in all regions. every region, ethnic group and tribe have a rhythm to their culture. This is why you are likely to see drumming and dancing in every part of the country. Whether it’s at the beach or on the streets of Accra you will see people drumming just for the fun of it and its entertainment to them and those around. Drumming can be fun and a way to immerse yourself into the Ghanaian culture, our goal is to make you enjoy this aspect of the culture and at the same time learn some Ghanaian drumming rhythms. Drums consist of skin or “drumhead” stretched over the open end of a frame or “shell”. Well known African drums include the Djembe and the Talking drum. Some Ghanaian drums included: •  Djembe – The Djembe (aka jim-bay) is the most popular African hand drum in the world. • Adowa Drums – Regional drums from the Ashanti Central States of Ghana. The fontomfrom drum family (either in part, or all drums) and others are traditionally played at many community and regional events.

Tour info

Duration
1 hour
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Commentary
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Drumming is part and parcel of the Ghanaian culture; Ghanaian music is characterized by a “strong rhythmic interest” that exhibits common characteristics in all regions. every region, ethnic group and tribe have a rhythm to their culture. This is why you are likely to see drumming and dancing in every part of the country. Whether it’s at the beach or on the streets of Accra you will see people drumming just for the fun of it and its entertainment to them and those around. Drumming can be fun and a way to immerse yourself into the Ghanaian culture, our goal is to make you enjoy this aspect of the culture and at the same time learn some Ghanaian drumming rhythms. Drums consist of skin or “drumhead” stretched over the open end of a frame or “shell”. Well known African drums include the Djembe and the Talking drum. .

What’s included?

  • Private transportation

  • Bottled water

  • Guide fees

  • 1 hour class fee

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 1h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

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Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Your guide will maintain a distance with you throughout the tour. All COVID-19 protocols will be observe, your safety is our priority.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Our tours are flexible and tailor made for you, tell us what you want to do and we will plan a great tour around your budget. Tichama means “Let’s go” in the Dagbani language. Let’s go & discover Ghana.

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