Sauti za Busara

Sauti za Busara

Sauti za Busara is the annual music event in East Africa and widely known as ‘the friendliest festival on the planet’.The 9th edition of Sauti za Busara takes place 8 – 12 February 2012, featuring: 400 musicians: that’s forty groups, with twenty from Tanzania and twenty from other parts of Africa; urban and rural, acoustic and electric, established and upcoming Carnival Street Parade: setting alight the streets on the Opening Day, including beni brass band, ngoma drummers, mwanandege umbrella women, stilt-walkers, capoeira dancers, acrobats and surprises.

  • Swahili Encounters: Four days of artistic collaborations, for invited local and visiting musicians who get to reinterpret Swahili songs and present these on main stage.
  • See Swahili Encounters. Seminars and Training Workshops: building skills for artists, managers, music journalists, filmmakers, sound and lighting technicians from the East Africa region.
  • Movers & Shakers: Daily networking forum for local and visiting arts professionals.
  • African Music Films: documentaries, music clips, videos and live concert footage.
  • Festival marketplace: local food and drinks, music, jewelers, clothing and handicrafts.
  • Busara Xtra: Around the festival, the island is buzzing with a range of fringe events: traditional ngoma drum and dance, fashion shows, dhow races, open-mic sessions, after-parties and performances of Zanzibar’s oldest taarab orchestras are all arranged by the local community.

http://www.busaramusic.org

Please contact us for itinerary to visit Sauti za Busara 2012

info@mamaartemisia.com

 

 

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