Sinulog 2014 @ Golden Prince Hotel & Suites of Cebu

January 14, 2014

Golden Prince Hotel and Suites of Cebu invites you, as they celebrate the Sinulog 2014 weekend party featuring the Abyan Ensemble band. The celebration will be held on three dates, January 17, 18 and 19 at Golden Prince Hotel and Suites of Cebu, Acacia St., cor. Archbishop Reyes Ave. Cebu City.

Here is the small thought about the Abyan Ensemble.

Abyan is a visayan terminology which literaly means companion or accompaniment in moving along towards one common goal, with different modes of life and style yet the group moves together in one direction.

The band gathered after cebu drummers & percussionist kick off, when one of the member decided to formaly make it into an african djembe ensemble.
Abyan Ensemble Band Member.

Spearheaded by two long time djembe players who has been playing from different bands of cebu to national gatherings this two players did not limit themselves only on djembe they could also play bongo, and conga in an afro-cuban,brazilian style of music. which then why the group has this fusion of Afro-Brazilian batucada style, yet a full african djembe ensemble.After a few performances from cebu to neighboring islands and gaining positive feedbacks from audince who have experience dancing with the beat and there it started. the group is full blown It was officially formed on the month of December 2011.

Abyan produced percussive music using self hand crafted african djembes and large (dundun) drums with accompanying chants of positivity. they specializes in feet stomping afro-brazilian beats and likewise plays both indoor and outdoor without electronic amplifiers.
 You can visit and view the facebook fan page of Abyan Ensemble with this link.


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