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Festival audiences

The 12th edition of Sauti za Busara takes place in Stone Town, Zanzibar during February 12 – 15, 2015. Bringing people together in celebration of African music, this is one of Africa’s top festivals.

37 groups are all confirmed, with 19 from Tanzania and others representing Kenya, South Africa, Mozambique, Angola, Algeria, Cape Verde, Comoros, Reunion, Madagascar and beyond.

The festival theme this year is PEACE & UNITY, with a special focus on music from Tanzania. Studio fees for recordings will be awarded to three Tanzanian groups performing the most creative Songs for Peace.

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Festival audiences

Artists not to miss include:

 Blitz the Ambassador (Ghana / USA)
Blitz the Ambassador
Ghana / USA
Isabel Novella (Mozambique)
Isabel Novella
Mozambique
Alikiba
Tanzania
Octopizzo and band
Kenya
Ihhashi Elimhlophe
Ihhashi Elimhlophe
South Africa
Aline Fraz„o
Aline Fraz„o
Angola
Tcheka
Tcheka
Cape Verde
Sarabi
Sarabi
Kenya
The Brother Moves On
South Africa
culture
Culture Musical Club (Zanzibar)
Zanzibar
Mim Suleiman
Zanzibar / UK
Msafiri Zawose (Tanzania)
Msafiri Zawose
Tanzania
 Tsiliva (Madagascar)
Tsiliva
Madagascar
 ThaÔs Diarra (Senegal / Mali / Switzerland)
ThaÔs Diarra
Senegal / Mali / Switzerland
 Djmawi Africa (Algeria)
Djmawi Africa
Algeria

... and many more

February in Zanzibar is 32°C hot and humid. We recommend you bring a sun hat and flip-flops!

‘All-Festival Passes’ are available with safe booking online and 20% discount until end of November.
Tanzanian citizens and East African residents are eligible for further discounts.

Buy Tickets

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Beyond Zanzibar Town is another world!
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African Music Under African skies

for more information:

Visiting Zanzibar: tips on flights, ferries, accommodation and more
Call for African Music Films: deadline 30th November
Busara Xtra: Host a fringe event around festival time and we’ll help spread the word!
Advertise in Festival Programme: deadline 19 Dec 2014
Stalls and traders: deadline 19 Dec 2014
Press Accreditation: deadline 19 Dec 2014
Be a Friend of Busara

Sauti za Busara 2015 is powered by

DONORS

Norwegian Embassy
Hivos

SPONSORS

Zanlink Maru Maru

PARTNERS

fROOTS CEFA TZwomex

... and also thanks to:

www.zanzibar.net, Embassy of France, Mehta's Hospital, Southern Sun DSM, Azam Marine, Zanzibar Grand Palace Hotel and Friends of Busara

More festival donors, sponsors and partners will be announced widely and loudly over coming months.

Contact us

Busara Promotions
PO Box 3635
Stone Town
Zanzibar, Tanzania

Find us on the airport road, opposite Golf Club

busara@busara.or.tz

Tel: +255 24 223 2423
or +255 773 822 294

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