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Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Sauti za Busara 2015

Festival Dates 2015

Sauti za Busara 2015
We are pleased to announce that the 12th edition of Sauti za Busara will take place from
12 – 15 February 2015. As usual it will bring you the best in African music from the continent and beyond. Plan ahead and join us in Zanzibar for world-class performances, warm, hospitable atmosphere, and an unforgettable venue. We welcome you to the spice island for African music under African skies. For more details and updates please visit our website.

Call for Artists 2015

Call for Artists 2015 – Deadline 31 July 2014
Is your music 100% live?
Is it connected to Africa?
Have you always wanted to perform in Zanzibar?
Applications are now open for the 12th edition of Sauti za Busara. This is your chance to apply for a spot to perform at the 2015 festival. Our focus has always been on bringing you African music under African skies - this year in addition to the African Continent and its diaspora
Sauti za Busara also welcomes applications from the Gulf States including Oman, Yemen, Iran, as well as from the Indian Ocean region.
All artists have to complete the online application and send recordings to reach our office before 31 July 2014. The festival selection committee meets in August and all applicants are notified of outcomes by email during September...more

Call for Films 2015

Call for Films 2015 – Deadline 30 November 2014
Sauti za Busara is looking for a variety of feature length and short films about music. These can be music clips or videos, music documentaries, or recorded concerts from around Africa.
  • Films that tell a story about music or musicians from Africa.
  • Films with great visuals, quality sound, and music firmly rooted in African culture.
  • Foreign language films should come with English /Kiswahili sub-titles.
Your application can only be considered if we receive a completed application including two DVDs of the film before 30 November 2014.
For more information on application and application forms visit us at www.busaramusic.org/callforfilm

RIP Bi Kidude: One year on...

Bi Kidude: One year on…
Bi Kidude
Bi Kidude was a favourite at Sauti za Busara, being the only artist to have performed eight times at the festival. This year was the first festival since her passing on April 17, 2013, and she was deeply missed. Busara Promotions’ Board of Trustees went onto stage to pay tribute to her, ahead of Tausi Women’s Taarab group, with whom she used to perform. Journalist, writer and board member,
Ally Saleh, recited a poem he'd composed in her honour. After Tausi Women’s performance, a short video made by the director of As Old as My Tongue was screened... more

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