NATIVE ANDEAN FUSION MUSIC
EL SIKURI (Who plays El Siku) is the well-deserved stage name of who in his long musical career has dedicated all his efforts to the execution and dissemination of this magnificent instrument called “Siku” by the different countries of America, Europe and Asia.
Grupo El Sikuri was founded in 1996 in Warsaw Poland, Musicians are professionals dedicated entirely to music in their daily lives, since its inception the group has spread Andean culture and traditional music. Currently the group has a very wide repertoire where the following genres should be highlighted: Latin American music, tropical music, meditation music, Native American music, romantic melodies with magical sounds performed with the Pan Flute, which you will be able to appreciate in our discography.
Today we continue our tours throughout Europe, Scandinavia, the Baltic States, Eastern Europe, the United Kingdom.
The Sikuri is presented in different musical events such as: New Year Parties, Private Ceremonies, Festivals, Concerts, Weddings, Graduations, Schools, Nursing Homes etc. there are no limits!.
We guarantee fun and satisfaction at all, they will always remain in the memory of each of our viewers.
SIKU in the Aymara language, is an Andean aerophone instrument, which has its origins in pre-Inca cultures, and “Siku or Antara” in the Quechua language, which for Western culture could be called “Pan Flute or Zampoña”
The SIKU family is wide and with variations in its structural composition, sound and performance, especially in the different rural regions of Bolivia. Among these variants of “Sikus” we have for example: the Khantus, Italaquis, Suri Sikus, Jula-Julas, Ayarachis, Laquitas, Mimulas, Jacha Sikus, Tabla Sikus, to name just a few.
Today this wonderful instrument is widely spread by virtuous Andean musicians and fans of Andean music in the five continents.
The Pan Flute is one of the oldest instruments in the world. Prehistoric hunters already made them from hollow bones. Later they began to make with bamboo, sugar cane, wood, without a doubt their magical sound of this instrument is sweet and romantic. It is called a pan flute by the god Pan in Greek mythology.
La Quena is a wind musical instrument, originally from the Andean region. Constructed of Bamboo, clay, wood or bone. It is said to be the oldest wind instrument, today it is performed by musicians worldwide.
The charango is a string instrument used in the central region of the Andes Mountains, originating in the Bolivian altiplano, in the north of the department of Potosí. The Charango has five pairs of double strings.
Las Chajchas are a percussion instrument widely used in Andean folklore.