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Artists: Year > 2005
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  • Bi Kidude

    Bi Kidude bint Baraka is Zanzibar's most famous cultural ambassador and East Africa's legendary barefoot diva of taarab and unyago traditional music. Bi Kidude's exact date of birth is unknown, much of her life story is uncorroborated, giving her an almost mythical status. Kidude started out her musical career in the read more
  • Black Roots

    Black Roots Cultural Group has been immersed in the islands' arts scene for many years. Apart from their regular drama plays broadcast on TV Zanzibar, the group is reinterpreting local traditional dances. The potent messages they convey through their music and drama reach all levels of society in Tanzania and read more
  • Chibite Zawose Family

    Chibite (meaning “Let’s Go Together”) was founded by the late Dr. Hukwe Ubi Zawose (1938 - 2003), the legendary singer and multi-instrumentalist who was a master musician specialising in Wagogo music from central Tanzania. Chibite was representing Tanzania at many international events since the early nineties, together with Dr. Zawose's read more
  • Culture Musical Club

    Founded in 1958, Culture Musical Club is Zanzibar's most prolific and successful taarab orchestra. The club performs widely at concerts in Zanzibar town, but also frequently travels overland with a fold-up stage and an electricity generator to bring its music to the rural areas. They have released hundreds of songs read more
  • DJ Saleh

    Born in Zanzibar DJ Saleh is an independent artist who started his musical career in 1990 being part of the group known as Hard 2 Find consisting of three members. After completing his secondary education DJ Saleh continued with a music career originally copying songs of other big artists of read more
  • El Tanbura Group

    Under the direction of Zakaria Ibrahim, "El Tanbura" was established in 1989. Based in Port Said, at the entrance to the Suez Canal, the troupe is ideally placed to influence positively the status of popular art and its performers in its home area. Although only seven participate in this festival, read more