Creative Travel Africa

Sauti za Busara Festival, Zanzibar, Tanzania

The next edition is 14 – 16 February 2025. 

This incredible 3 day festival takes place in Stonetown Zanzibar, Tanzania. It is one of the continent’s longest running festivals at some 20 years old. It started out as the Festival of the Dhow Countries, and became Sauti za Busara. 

Sauti za Busara means Sounds of Wisdom, in Swahili. 

The festival features acts from across Africa, and is the go to festival for a taste of emerging music trends on the continent. 

Our festival programmes is centred by the festival, and then around it builds options for beach time in Zanzibar, urban explorations in Dar es Salaam, the capital of Tanzania, safari experiences in Tanzania and sightseeing in other parts of the continent.