Sauti za Busara attracts music professionals from Dar to Dakar,
and Movers and Shakers provides
a place for them to get together,
share information, exchange ideas,
and network. The forum takes place
each afternoon of the festival and
provides the perfect opportunity
for artists, managers, media and
related professionals to connect.
Sessions are free and open to
11th edition of the Festival, we’ll
discuss the importance of forging
partnerships, especially in the arts,
freedom of expression, and more.If you are a musician, manager,
promoter, festival organiser,
journalist, or another type of music
professional, and would like to
participate in Movers & Shakers,
then please mail firstname.lastname@example.org to request an invitation.
Time: 2 - 4pm
Venue: Monsoon Restaurant
Thu 13: Building Appreciation for African
In this session we share information
on how to increase audiences, discussing the visibility of festivals and issues of accessibility.
Fri 14: Freedom of Speech, Censorship,
and Music: Focus on the Media
This year we continue on last year’s
most popular M&S session with
the important topic of Freedom of
Speech and Censorship in the arts.
We focus especially on the media’s
role in bringing attention to artists
with a message. How can arts
journalists help combat censorship
and promote freedom of expression
for musicians? What can musicians
and other cultural operators do to
make sure they are getting their
messages to the media?
Hear from a handful of artists,
journalists, festival organizers, and
managers who have ideas and
comments on how to draw the
media spotlight to artists who are
Sat 15: Networking in the Arts: The Value of Forging Strong Partnerships
Sauti za Busara would be unable
to function without its wonderful
partners. The same holds true for
most (if not all) arts organisations.
We introduce some of our partners
and talk about some of the new
initiatives that have arisen from
them and invite participants to do
Sun 16: Meet the Artists
Your opportunity to meet some of
the Festival artists for an intimate Q
& A session.
If interested in attending, please contact us at email@example.com