Africa’s biggest music underway in Zanzibar
Sauti za Busara brings people together in celebration of African music. The 12th edition takes place in Stone Town, Zanzibar during 12-15 February 2015, featuring more of the best African music under African skies.
We look forwards to seeing you at the friendliest festival on the planet!
The activities at this event include live music performances, songs of peace competition, African Music Films, Seminars and Training Workshops, Daily networking forum for local and visiting arts professionals.
The festival features big names including; Blitz the Ambassador (Ghana / USA), Alikiba (Tanzania), Octopizzo and band (Kenya), Ihhashi Elimhlophe (South Africa), Tcheka (Cape Verde), Sarabi (Kenya), The Brother Moves On (South Africa), Culture Musical Club (Zanzibar), Ahamada Smis ‘Origines’ Trio (Comoros / France / Zanzibar), Mim Suleiman (Zanzibar / UK), Isabel Novella (Mozambique), Msafiri Zawose (Tanzania), Aline Frazão (Angola), Tsiliva (Madagascar), Leo Mkanyia and the Swahili Blues Band (Tanzania), Mohamed Ilyas & Nyota Zameremeta (Zanzibar), Thaïs Diarra (Senegal / Mali / Switzerland), Liza Kamikazi and band (Rwanda), Erik Aliana (Cameroon), Bonaya Doti (Kenya), Mpamanga (Madagascar), Mgodro Group (Zanzibar), Djmawi Africa (Algeria), Rico Single & Swahili Vibes (Zanzibar), Zee Town Sojaz (Zanzibar), Ifa Band (Tanzania), Mwahiyerani (Tanzania), Tunaweza Band (Tanzania), Mabantu Africa (Tanzania), Cocodo African Music (Tanzania), Kiki Kidumbaki (Zanzibar), DCMA Young Stars (Zanzibar), Capoeira Brazil Zanzibar (Zanzibar), Shirikisho Sanaa Group (Zanzibar), Babawatoto Centre (Tanzania), Swahili Encounters (Zanzibar / Various), and more.
About Sauti za Busara:
Busara Promotions is registered as an NGO in Zanzibar since 2003. Sautiza Busara, our flagship event, takes place every year in Stone Town during February. In 2014, the festival celebrated its 11th edition, bringing together diverse artists and audiences and building appreciation for East African music.
Sauti za Busara is more than ‘just’ a music festival: it contributes to the growth and professionalization of the creative sector in the region; provides learning, exchange and employment opportunities, and promotes Zanzibar globally as a leading destination for cultural tourism.
PO Box 3635, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Tel: +255 24 223 2423 or +255 773 822 294