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  • Yange Yange Trio

    Yange Yange Arts is a Wagogo cultural group from the central Tanzanian region around the city of Dodoma. Tanzania has some 120 ethnic groups, none of which accounts for more than a few percent of the overall population, so there is no dominant ethnic culture or sound. That said, the read more
  • Zan Ubuntu

    Zan Ubuntu stands for Zanzibar Ubuntu. The band is a young, fresh and exciting Afro-fusion group comprising a team of sixteen whose values are integrity, diversity, curiosity, excellence, compassion and humility.They blend a wide variety of performing arts in their unique shows, including music, singing, capoeira, traditional and modern dance read more
  • Zanzibar Unyago

    Unyago is the ancient drum and dance ritual, performed by older women exclusively for teenage girls, which uses traditional rhythms to teach women how to take care of and pleasure their husbands, protect their homes, and other preparations before marriage. Unyago is popular in the islands and coastal regions of read more
  • Zein L’Abdin Trio

    Born on the island of Lamu, Kenya, the young Zein was surrounded by music as his father played host to the Arab traders. He started to play the oud in the 60s in Mombasa, and subsequently became akin to a musical father for the Kenyan taarab scene, with all the read more
  • Zimamoto

    Zimamoto (put out the fire!) is the name of one of Zanzibar's most talented traditional drum and dance (ngoma) groups. Literally based at the town's fire station, the group is comprised largely of firemen and firewomen.   The group was established only a couple of years ago but already have acquired an read more
  • Zinduka Ngoma

    Zinduka Ngoma is an original traditional drum and dance group from Nungwi village on the northern tip of Unguja island (Zanzibar).When they perform, local people as well as international visitors always greatly enjoy the spectacle, and often join in.   Originally, Zinduka shows evolved out of celebrations for the times of harvesting. read more