The Call for Artists is now open for the 20th season of Sauti za Busara festival, set to shake the walls of Stone Town, Zanzibar during 9 – 12 February 2023.
Sauti za Busara showcases unique and diverse music, primarily from the African Continent and diaspora. Musicians representing the Arab World and Indian Ocean region are also welcome to apply.
The Call for Artists is open only until 31st July 2022
Preference is given to:
Unique music with cultural identity that is connected to Africa, the Arab World and Indian Ocean
Women artists, or groups led by women
Young, new and emerging talents
Music with messages that are positive, relevant and useful to society
Music that is performed ‘100% live’!
To apply to participate, please send all documents as listed below. Incomplete applications or those received after the deadline will not be considered.
All below supporting documents must be clearly labeled and uploaded on WeTransfer/dropbox/google drive and the link/s should be put into application form fields.
Application form >>> https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScP4aIvcV0lrqghZ_3erg_Ec8D7u0cA5ahbXxbjnHWNP1vD9Q/viewform
Link to Artist’s profile on the Music In Africa portal (optional)
Latest audio (MP3) release* (maximum 2 songs)
Latest video (MP4) of live performance* (maximum 2 clips )
2 promotional photos* (high-resolution)
Stage Plan and Technical Rider (if available)
The submission deadline to receive your complete application is midnight (EAT) on 31st July 2022