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Artists: Year > 2017
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  • Swahili Encounters

     During the week leading up to the festival, Busara Promotions works in collaboration with Zanzibar’s Dhow Countries Music Academy (DCMA), offering a treasured space for invited participants to meet and create new music. Over four days the artists experiment, develop and rehearse new compositions, or reinterpret songs from the Swahili-speaking read more
  • Taarab - Kidumbak Group

    Launched at Zanzibar’s Dhow Countries Music Academy (DCMA) in 2014 and comprising of DCMA teachers and students, the Taarab - Kidumbak Group was formed to participate in a competition to tour in America. Since then, they participated in three highly acclaimed tours in the summer of 2015. The first at read more
  • Tausi Women's Taarab

    Tausi Women’s Taarab presents a revolution in a very traditional genre: Zanzibar’s first all-female taarab orchestra where all the instruments are played by women and accompanied by women singers. The Tausi Taarab orchestra was formed in 2009 and presents music in the tradition of classical taarab style. Dating back to the read more
  • Usambara Sanaa Group

    Usambara Sanaa play the traditional music and dance of the Wasambaa called Mdumange. The Mdumange ngoma style is music for happy times. It is played at weddings, harvests, weekends, or public celebrations. One of the factors that makes this style interesting is its interactive nature, whereby the audience is encouraged read more
  • Wahapahapa Band

    Wahapahapa Band is a group of six musicians from Tanzania looking to boldly take their distinct sound to the rest of the world and offer a taste of the richness of the language and the life experience of the Swahili people. Wahapahapa means ‘originates from here’ in Swahili.  Their music is read more
  • Ze Spirits Band

    Ze Spirits Band is a group of six young and talented musicians from Bagamoyo, aged 18 to 25. The inspiration for their music comes from the vibes of Tanzanian local traditional dance, songs and rhythms, which are successfully blended with contemporary ideas to empower the groove and engage audiences (more read more