My name is Clifton Asongo, I'm a drummer in a cultural dance group. I love it and find it very interesting to work with people through music, song and dance. It's in my genes. Young people from different neighborhoods around Paramaribo come to our training facility to participate or watch. In my group, I play the Apintie drum. Other group members play the Siksiki (Maraka) sing and dance. We form a Aukaanse dance group named Fiamba (The meaning of Fiamba. A little birdie with a lot of power) In the workshops, we will tell you about the type of tools we use to make the music. The Apinti drum, the Maraca and the Kawai's (anklets). We'll tell you about the various dance and singing performances; the dancing entertainment Awasa, Songe, Banamba (Saramaccan abdominal and hip dance) and Aleke Loketo. These are traditional and modern African dances. After these stories, it is the time for you to learn drumming and dancing. Under the guidance of four to eight member’s visitors will be engaged. You learn to play the drum and learn to dance in the way the Maroons in Suriname do. The visit is also suitable for families with small children. A cool drink is included.