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The Sauti za Busara Music Festival, Zanzibar!

By 10th February 2015 No Comments

The Sauti za Busara (in swahili: “sounds of wisdom”)music festival takes place on the Idyllic island of Zanzibar on the 12th – 15th February. Each year, over 400 musicians perform on stages set up in Stone Town, one of the world’s most ancient and oldest cities. The main stage is situiated at the The Old Fort – a prominent tourist attraction for all visiting this magnificent city. Once in the fort, the courtyard has been adapted to serve as a cultural centre and hosts an open-air Amphitheatre where live dance and music shows are held most evenings.


Starting your trip in Zanzibar??? Why not book our Zanzibar Island Getaway pre or post tour and spend an extra few days on this gorgeous Island to join in on the festival festivities.

The following tours starts on February 16th, 2015.  So, arrive a few days earlier and get a head start on your tan: Highlights of Tanzania or Zanzibar to Kilimanjaro

Or join our 22 day Zanzibar, Victoria falls & Kruger tour that departs February 17th, 2015 enjoy maximum fun in the sun and end of the day with cool sounds of the following artists:

Blitz the Ambassador (Ghana / USA),

Alikiba (Tanzania),

Octopizzo and band (Kenya),

Ihhashi Elimhlophe (South Africa),

Tcheka (Cape Verde),

Diabel Cissokho (Senegal),

Sarabi (Kenya),

The Brother Moves On (South Africa),

Culture Musical Club (Zanzibar),

Ahamada Smis ‘Origines’ Trio (Comoros / France / Zanzibar),

Mim Suleiman (Zanzibar / UK),

Isabel Novella (Mozambique),

Msafiri Zawose (Tanzania), Aline Frazão (Angola),

Tsiliva (Madagascar),

Leo Mkanyia and the Swahili Blues Band (Tanzania),

Mohamed Ilyas & Nyota Zameremeta (Zanzibar),

Thaïs Diarra (Senegal / Mali / Switzerland),

Liza Kamikazi and band (Rwanda),

Erik Aliana (Cameroon),

Bonaya Doti (Kenya),

Mpamanga (Madagascar),

Mgodro Group (Zanzibar),

Djmawi Africa (Algeria),

Rico Single & Swahili Vibes (Zanzibar),

Zee Town Sojaz (Zanzibar),

Ifa Band (Tanzania),

Mwahiyerani (Tanzania),

Loryzine (Réunion / France),

Tunaweza Band (Tanzania),

Mabantu Africa (Tanzania),

Cocodo African Music (Tanzania),

Kiki Kidumbaki (Zanzibar),

DCMA Young Stars (Zanzibar),

Capoeira Brazil Zanzibar (Zanzibar),

Shirikisho Sanaa Group (Zanzibar),

Babawatoto Centre (Tanzania)

And many more…