One of the favorite events of the conference was the daily drum circle. 100 djembes from Toca Percussion were given away at each circle.
The instructor began with a solo performance, demonstrating the many different sounds that can be achieved on a single drum.
He went on to explain that there are two different ways to hold the djembe. Resting on your lap:
Or in between your knees. The important thing is to keep the bottom open so you can get a good sound:
The audience members eagerly await their chance to participate!