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Sauti za Busara (Swahili Music & Cultural Festival) 2021

Three nights of a rich variety of non-stop live African music at the Old Fort


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If you don't know and have never heard African music, you have a chance to plunge in African rhythms at Sauti za Busara. It is a music festival, held in Zanzibar every February in the Old Fort (Ngome Kongwe, Stone Town). It's considered the largest music event in East Africa. Hundreds of musicians, singers, and other Swahili performers. The program of the festival consists of exclusively African music! Different styles of music are represented at the festival - from taarab legends like Bi Kidude and the Culture Musical Club to homegrown Tanzanian pop and hip-hop.

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