7 – 10 February 2019

Final Call for Artists

Sauti za Busara showcases live, original music in all its diversity from the African continent and diaspora. Artists from the Arab world and Indian Ocean region are also welcome to apply.

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.

The deadline for artists’ applications to reach Busara Promotions office is 31 July 2018. Click here for link to application form


Sauti za Busara 2019

Sauti za Busara brings people together to celebrate African music under African skies. Organisers are now super busy preparing the 16th edition of Sauti za Busara which will take place in Stone Town, Zanzibar from 7th 10th February 2019. Features include:

  • 3 Live Stages: 400+ musicians, 44 shows over 4 days and nights
  • Carnival Parade: Zanzibar Town and outlying districts also buzzing!
  • Swahili Encounters: Local and visiting musicians exchange and collaborate
  • Movers & Shakers: Networking for music industry professionals
  • Busara Xtra: Fringe events, as organised by the local community

The full line up of artists and events will be announced in October.


Tickets & Passes

Festival Tickets & Passes are now available online. Early-Bird Supersaver rates apply until 31 October only, subject to availability. Special discounts are offered for Tanzanian citizens and African passport holders.

Even if you love dancing down the front, please consider buying yourself a VIP Pass and enjoy the best of both worlds. Your support will help to keep Sauti za Busara alive.

See you at Sauti za Busara 2019

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