by AdminSoa
March 7, 2009

East Africa’s No. 1 festival celebrates the richness and diversity of African music, under African skies.

The 10th edition takes place in the Old Fort, Zanzibar Stone Town during 14 – 17 February 2013.

Join our special program and enjoy Sauti za Busara Festival, the best of Zanzibar, Climb Kilimanjaro, the best of Serengeti and Kilimanjaro Marathon in 20 days! Read Itinerary! Highlights of the festival include: 200 musicians: upcoming and established groups, acoustic and electric, from East Africa and beyond. 20+ groups, all performing 100% live.

In the Old Fort Old Fort shows continue on the main stage Friday through Sunday with performances from 5pm ‘til 1am. Best of the Best - highlights and audience favourites of past festivals. African Music Films: documentaries, music videos and live concert footage.

Movers & Shakers: Daily networking forum for local and visiting arts professionals. Festival marketplace: food and drinks, music CDs, jewellery, clothing and handicrafts. Busara Xtra: Around festival time, the island is buzzing with a range of fringe events: traditional ngoma drum and dance, fashion shows, dhow races, open-mic sessions, after-parties and performances of Zanzibar’s oldest Taarab orchestras are arranged by the local community. We recommend adding a week or more to your trip for unwinding at the beach, exploring cultural tours and safaris.

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