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  • Staff Band Namasabo

    Over 70 years ago in 1936 Staff Band Namasabo was first formed, known then as the Huni Band. The aim was to bring together people in celebration of the customs and culture of Ukerewe. Just 45km off the coast of Mwanza, Ukerewe is the largest island of Lake Victoria and read more
  • Sukiafrica Sukiyaki Allstars

    Three rising stars from Africa and three leaders of Asian music-renewal merge their creativity into a unique performance; singing, dancing and forging a new musical relationship between these two continents. The idea to create a new artistic collaboration between artists from Africa [[[(Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Togo) ]]]and Asia [[[(Korea, Japan) ]]]was read more
  • 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
  • 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 cultural forms. As 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
  • Yaaba Funk

    Yaaba Funk, renowned for tearing up dancefloors with their upbeat highlife, broken beats, funk, highly energised live set, are rightly known as South London's funkiest and most popular band.   The core members of Yaaba Funk met on the London African drum and dance scene in the 1990s where together they learned read more