28th Oct 2014

Argentinian Drumming Finds a Home in Australia

A group of women have taken to Argentinian drumming and love it. The Illawarra Older’s Women Network (OWN) in Australia provides space and activities for women over age 50. In Illawara, Argentinian drumming has become an important class offered by the wellness center. They now have a regular hour-long class, as well as a 30-minute beginner’s class. Illawarra Mercury reports that when the formal teacher for the drumming class could no longer make the trip to their town to teach, members stepped up to lead and facilitate. One drummer says that once you know the basics, the rhythm just appears. Read more here: Place of their own giving Illawarra women rhythm