Monday, 24 January 2011

This Week's Picks (#28)

I'm busy putting together a research proposal for study in Zanzibar, so bear with me. But, here are some picks inspired by the spice island. Enjoy!

Bi Kidude

The legendary singer of Zanzibar. No one knows how old she is, but she is still feisty!

Culture Musical Club

The Culture Musical Club is a group famous for it's taarab. Taarab is a genre of music from Zanzibar that mixes Arabic and African sounds.

Dhow Countries Music Academy

Here, performers at the Dhow Countries Music Academy play various kinds of dance including kidumbaki.

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