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  • Utamaduni JKU

    Utamaduni is Swahili for “culture” and the group Utamaduni JKU presents Swahili culture at its best. They are performing a rich variety of traditional dances from all over Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar Island including msewe, gonga, kyaso, uringe, pungwa, kibati, bomu, kunguwia, boso, kibunguu, ngokwa, sindimba and lizombe. Each of read more

  • Vusa Mkhaya & Band

    Zimbabwean musician Vusa Mkhaya is propelled by the need to foster African culture through music and dance, and works wholeheartedly on improving people’s appreciation of traditional African music. “Some traditional forms of expression are already being threatened with extinction as people; mostly youngsters prefer modern, predominantly western read more

  • Waldemar Bastos

    WALDEMAR BASTOS
    Waldemar Bastos was born in 1954 near the border with Zaire in N’Banza Congo, a little town which was the first capital city of the ancient kingdom of Angola. Both his parents were nurses. He started singing at a very early age.


    “When I was a child, my read more

  • Wamwiduka Band

    Wamwiduka Band is a traditional music outfit from Mbeya, Tanzania.

    Founded in 2012, the ensemble is comprised of Brown Isaya (lead vocalist), Adriano Wilson (lead guitarist and Banjo player), Zakaria Michael (singer and percussionist) and Peter Mashaka (bass and babatoni). None of the band members had secondary education so they spent read more

  • Wanafunzi wa SOS

    The Students of SOS is a group of orphans based in the Hermann Gmeiner School in Zanzibar island, also known as the SOS Childrens Village. The children who lost their parents are sheltered at the school to give them an upbringing and a good education. The SOS school is emphasizing read more

  • Wanyambukwa Artist Group

    May 2008, saw the beginning of Wanyambukwa Arts Group. The three original members Juma Sabe, Albert Magana and Willy Kamwaya have seen the group grow in just over two short years to 13 active members. The group was established with the aim to maintain the traditions of various ethnic groups, read more