A djembe or jembe is a rope-tuned skin-covered goblet drum played with bare hands, originally from West Africa. According to the Bambara people in Mali, the name of the djembe comes from the saying "Anke djé, anke bé" which translates to "everyone gather together in peace" and defines the drum's purpose.
When the lady sings, the serenade enters the Panagutan stage. There are sets of songs appropriated for her replies. It could be a song of diplomatic uncertainty or a song of affirmation (if she likes the suitor). If it is a song of affirmation, the harana group may join the lady in singing.
Southern Asia, or South Asia, is a region of Asia located at the south of the continent. It comprises of the countries: India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Maldives.