Rhythm is in the foundation of each piece of music. Consequently, percussion instruments are most often used as a group providing a rhythmic background to soloists, but sometimes also they create the complete entity of a piece. Percussion ensembles are very dynamic and attractive, so it is no wonder the that percussion festivals are becoming increasingly commonplace and popular. One of such festivals is the International Percussionist Week in Bjelovar, hosting some of the greatest percussionists from Croatia and abroad. Gain insight to the very essence of music - the rhythm - with the help of superior artists of rhythm.