Sauti za busara Diamonds Mapenzi Beach

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Sauti za busara

from February 8, 2018 to February 11, 2018

Swahili Music and Cultural Festival

Sauti za busara is East Africa’s No. 1 festival that celebrates the richness and variety of African music.

The 15th edition of Sauti za Busara African music festival is planned to rock the ancient walls of Stone Town in Zanzibar during 8 – 11 February 2018

Centered within the ancient walls of The Old Fort, the main stage hosts three nights of non-stop live music, with the main program continuing Friday until Sunday with performances from 5pm until 1am.

Other events

from June 25, 2017 to July 4, 2017


The race is held twice a year in January and June following the local trade winds. The Northerly Kaskazi wind in January and the Southerly Kuzi in July. The racecourse is...
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from July 8, 2017 to July 16, 2017

ZIFF Zanzibar International Film Festival

This year will take place the 20th anniversary of the Zanzibar International Film Festival. This is now the largest annual cultural event in East Africa, and among the eight major festivals...
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from September 2, 2017 to September 4, 2017

Jahazi Literary & Jazz Festival

Jahazi Festival is a literary and cultural event that brings local and international writers, musicians and the community together in a friendly environment to share ideas, learn from each other,...
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from November 1, 2017 to November 30, 2017

International Triathlon and Marathon

During your holidays in Zanzibar, runners can't lose this special event! This is an annual event scheduled to take place in November in some of Zanzibar’s finest locations. It have been...
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from February 20, 2018 to February 20, 2018

Turtle Release Day

Every year the Nungwi community celebrates the Release Turtle, a special event organized by volunteers at the Mnarani Marine Turtles Conservation Pond, a community established in 1993 to preserve the...
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