Busara Music Festival
Zanzibar is the birthplace of amazing rock star, Freddie Mercury (Queen). The music festival, Sauti za Busara, is dedicated to him and his music; it is held every February in Stone Town, Zanzibar, and brings people together in celebration of African music. During this four-day festival you will hear, feel and taste the best African beat under African skies in an event attracting people from all over the world.
Sauti za Busara ( Voice of Wisdom) takes mainly place in Stone Town but also in various location on the island. Do not miss to hear, feel and taste the best African beat under African skies in an event attracting people from all over the world.
ZIFF- Zanzibar International Film Festival
ZIFF is East Africa’s largest film, music and arts festival, bringing new talents together from all over the world . Films are submitted based on a yearly theme and entered into various categories and competitions. The final night is an awards night, where the winning films are recognised and celebrated. ZIFF also puts on the island’s best parties with live music, DJs and performances.
Zanzibar Beach and Watersports festival in Jambiani
The Zanzibar Beach & Watersports Festival is a celebration of beach life, culture & music, spanning 3 days held annually in Jambiani (South East Zanzibar).
You can see and participate in beach volley ball, cycling competition, goat race, maasai high jump, kite competition and lots more. There is also a colorful market with locally produced products.