Organisers are now busy preparing the 15th edition of Sauti za Busara which will take place in Stone Town, Zanzibar from 8– 11 February 2018. The full line up of artists and events will be announced in October. Over four days and nights the festival plans to feature:
3 Live Stages: 400+ musicians, 40 groups, 44 shows over 4 days and nights
Carnival Parade: Zanzibar Town and outlying districts abuzz with razzmatazz!
Swahili Encounters: Local and visiting musicians collaborations
Movers & Shakers: Local and visiting industry professionals network and exchange
Busara Xtra: Fringe events across the island, as organised by the local community
Batimbo Percussion Magique Burundi by Peter Bennett
Bob Maghrib (Morocco) ( Photo by Markus Meissl)
Final Call for Artists
The deadline for applications to reach Busara Promotions office is 31 July 2017.
See here for link toapplication form
For consideration by the official selection committee, applications must include two recent recordings (audio on CD/MP3 format, and/or video on DVD/MP4 format), a short biography and two quality photos. Only complete submissions will be considered.
Sauti za Busara showcases live, original music from the African Continent and diaspora. Artists from the Arab World and Indian Ocean region are also welcome to apply.
Bob Maghrib Audience at SZB17 (Photo by ASnyder)
Swahili Encounters (ZNZ Various) by Peter Bennett
Tickets & Passes
Please consider purchasing VIP Passes to show your support and help keep Sauti za Busara alive.
Special discounts are offered for Tanzanian citizens and African passport holders.
Supersaver until 31 Oct only
All Africa (Citizens)
East Africa (Residents)
US$ 8 19,000/- TSh
Children (up to 12, accompanied)
Festival Passes are on sale now. Supersaver prices as above will be available only until 31 October, subject to availability.
Start date: immediate; Salary negotiableBusara Promotions seeks to recruit an experienced professional Fundraising Manager to secure funds for the annual Sauti za Busara festival.
The successful applicant will be based in Zanzibar. S/he must be fully computer literate, with proven success in grant proposal-writing. Written and spoken English must be excellent, with proficiency in Swahili desirable. Interested candidates please email your CV and letter of motivation to reach email@example.com before 16 July 2017.
NAFASI YA KUTOA MAFUNZO KWA MIEZI 6
Tarehe ya kuanza: 1/09/2017Busara Promotions inatoa fursa ya mafunzo kwa vijana wa kitanzania (wa kike/kiume) wanaopendelea kujifunza mambo mbalimbali yanayohusu uandaaji na usimamizi wa matamasha.
Sifa za Muombaji: Lazima awe Mtanzania, umri kati ya miaka 18-30, anependa muziki, mtu anaejutuma.
Kwa maombi: Tuma barua kupitia barua pepe ( firstname.lastname@example.org) au unaweza kuwakisha maombi yako kwenye ofisi zetu zilizopo Maisara nyuma ya kiwanja viwanja vya golf.
Mwisho wa kupokea maombi 21/07/2017.
Congratulations to ZIFF on accomplishing 20 years.
Get ready for a fantastic selection of films, performances, workshops and more.
Taking place in Stone Town, Zanzibar during 8 – 16 July 2017, for more information visit: http://www.ziff.or.tz/
Thanks to Donors & Sponsors
Busara Promotions gives thanks and respect to donors, sponsors and partners for their generous support.