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Sauti Za Busara Music Festival

East Africa's finest music festival, the Sauti Za Busara (sounds for wisdom) Festival, plays out annually in central Stone Town, with enlivening music, poetry and dance acts from Africa's most dazzling talent. Five years in the running, the festival demonstrates current musical trends in the Swahili-speaking region and other contemporary trends from Kenya to West Africa. Festival favourites include Taarab, a blend of African and Arabian influences and acts such as Yunasi, a Kenyan Afro-fusion band and Mrisho Mpoto, one of Tanzania's leading poets and storytellers.

Venue: Old Fort, Stone Town

Date: 12 - 15 February 2015

Website: www.busaramusic.org