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Sauti za Busara 2007

9-14 February

 

Reports

See photos from Sauti za Busara 2007 >>>
2007 Eye witness report >>>
Dider Awadi at the festival interview >>>
Chibite - Let's Go! an article by John Simpson>>>
A Whiff of Cloves and Music - festival report by MELANIE SHARPE >>>
Festival programme PDF or right-click save target as... (2.5MB)
more photos and reports at BUSARA LIVE >>>
 

Artists line-up

Akhenaton Family (Tanzania-Zanzibar)Amani Drummers (Burundi)Annet Nandujja & The Planets (Uganda)Black Roots (Tanzania-Zanzibar)Jose Chameleone (Uganda)Chema Culture Group (Tanzania-Zanzibar)Chibite (Tanzania-mainland)The Collaboration ft Chiwoniso & Busi Ncube (Zimbabwe)Culture Musical Club (Tanzania-Zanzibar)Dhow Crossing (Tanzania-Zanzibar / Norway)Didier Awadi & Phat 4 (Senegal)Ellika & Solo (Sweden / Senegal)DJ Eric Soul (Rwanda / UK)Fid Q (Tanzania-mainland)Imena (Rwanda)Islanders Band (Tanzania-mainland)Jhikoman (Tanzania-mainland)Juma Nature & TMK Wanaume Halisi (Tanzania-mainland)Kariakoo Sanaa (Tanzania-Zanzibar)Mafunzo Ngoma (Tanzania-Zanzibar)Makadem "Ohanglaman" (Kenya)Matona & G-Clef (Tanzania-Zanzibar)Matonya (Tanzania-mainland)MB Dogg (Tanzania-mainland)Mo'Some Big Noise (Mozambique / Austria)Nazareth Choir (Tanzania-mainland)Netsayi (Zimbabwe / UK)Olith Ratego (Kenya)Qasida Swiffat Nabawiyyatul (Tanzania-Zanzibar)Sanaa Taarab ft Omar Kopa (Tanzania-Zanzibar)Shailja Patel (Kenya / USA)Shirikisho Sanaa (Tanzania-mainland)Swahili Encounters Group (Various)Tamarind Band (Tanzania-Zanzibar)DJ Yusuf (UK / Tanzania-Zanzibar) and Zemkala (Tanzania-mainland).

 

Film Screening: WORLD PREMIERE
As Old As My Tongue: The Myth & Life of Bi Kidude

BK lying on grass with cigarette at Womad2004 (Reading, UK)

(photo: Aubrey Fagon / ScreenStation)

Fri 9, 10:00pm Old Fort
Film Screening -
As Old As My Tongue: The myth and life of Bi Kidude
(ScreenStation UK)
Zanzibar, 2006,
Feature length: 66mins approx,
Language: English/Swahili

www.asoldasmytongue.net

An intimate portrait of living legend Bi Kidude, probably the oldest performer on the world music stage today. Bi Kidude wins friends wherever she travels, but at home in Zanzibar she continually courts controversy, her behaviour challenging perceptions of a woman's position in a Muslim society. >>> see artist profile

 

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