Sauti za Busara is an annual song festival that takes place round the second weekend of February in Stone Town, Zanzibar. The pageant is organised with the aid of Busara Promotions, a non-earnings NGO. On 3 levels, over 4 days the festival attracts humans from all over the global to have a good time African song, 100% live. Featuring upcoming and established artists, the festival showcases track from the African Continent and diaspora, highlighting music with cultural identity.
Each afternoon, daily Movers & Shakers networking periods will provide opportunities for artists, managers, tune promoters, media and different specialists to fulfill, connect and exchange. Tickets are to be had with 50% cut price for all African passport-holders and EAC Residents. Further reductions are presented for Tanzanian nationals.
Performance highlights over the years consist of Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba, Nneka, Blitz the Ambassador, Cheikh Lo, Mlimani Park Orchestra, Thandiswa, Samba Mapangala, Kasai Allstars, Ba Cissoko and many extra. BBC hails Sauti za Busara as 'one in all Africa's first-rate and maximum respected song occasions'. It’s also indexed in CNN's ‘7 African tune festivals you sincerely need to see’.