Sauti za Busara festival


Sauti za Busara is an annual African music festival that takes place in Stone Town, Zanzibar. The festival is organised by Busara Promotions, a non-profit NGO registered in Zanzibar.

The festival attracts people from all over the world to celebrate wealth and diversity in African music. The event also develops skills and promotes the livelihoods of the people of Zanzibar and Tanzania.

Sauti za Busara usually takes place over four days during the second week of February, featuring both new and established artists, the festival showcases a diverse and dynamic programme of live music from Africa and the diaspora, highlighting music with cultural identity.

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UPDATE: Sauti za Busara 2021
With uncertainties around the pandemic, the next festival WILL go ahead as a TWO-DAY edition in Zanzibar during 12 - 13 February 2021. Extra safety measures will be in place. Early-Bird tickets: see

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