Sauti za Busara 2022: Call for Artists
The Call for Artists is open for the next edition of Sauti za Busara festival, as scheduled in Stone Town, Zanzibar during 11 – 13 February 2022.
Sauti za Busara showcases diverse music from the African Continent and diaspora. Musicians representing the Arab World and Indian Ocean region are also welcome to apply.
The Call for Artists is open only until 31st July 2021.
Preference is given to:
- Original music connected to Africa, the Arab World and Indian Ocean
- Women artists, or groups led by women
- Young, new and emerging talents
- Music with messages that are positive, relevant and useful to society
- Music that is performed ‘100% live’!
Music In Africa is the leading information and exchange platform for African artists. To enhance applications, we recommend all African musicians also use this platform to upload their profiles and keep these updated regularly. Register here to upload your profile to Music in Africa website.
The Call for Artists for Sauti za Busara 2022 is open only until 31st July 2021. For more information and link to application form, see https://www.busaramusic.org/call-for-artists-2022/
Sauti za Busara 2021: Alive and Kickin! - Video Highlights
Dulla Makabila Tanzania Audiences at SzB 2021 photo (by Link Reuben)
Vitali Maembe Tanzania Audiences at SzB 2021 (by Link Reuben)
Sauti za Busara 2021 audience (photo Lorenzo Maccotta)
Sauti za Busara 2021: Zanzibar review – 2500 gather to celebrate music unlocked
By The Arts Desk, 19 Feb 2021
"Zanzibar, are you ready?" yells the singer from the stage.There's a huge cheer. It seems the crowd - and it is a crowd - is certainly ready. In shades, a flat cap and dreadlocks down his back, singer Barnaba Classic is on stage at Zanzibar's Sauti za Busara festival. Over from Dar es Salaam, Barnaba is a big star in Tanzania and is headlining the festival's first night after seven hours of music ...read more
Sauti za Busara 2021: Messages of hope as Sauti za Busara reaches climax
The Citizen, 15 February 2021
Zanzibar. The 18th edition of the Sauti za Busara came to hilarious climax on Saturday night after two days of performances that brought life to the Old Fort and Stone Town. Featuring an array of artistes who were performing for the first time on the iconic stage, the festival brought back distant memories of pre-pandemic years when the setting was a melting point of African culture. Singeli artist Dullah Makabila was a special attraction as he got the audience dancing to the final climax … read more
Looking forwards to see you at the next edition!
11 - 13 February 2022
P O Box 3635
Tel: +255 24 223 2423
or +255 773 822 294
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