Partners

Goethe-Institut

The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. The institute promotes knowledge of the German language abroad and fosters international cultural cooperation. They convey a comprehensive picture of Germany by providing information on Germany's cultural, social and political life.

Siemens Stiftung

As a non-profit corporate foundation, Siemens Stiftung promotes sustainable social development, which is crucially dependent on access to basic services, high-quality education, and an understanding of culture.

Bayimba Foundation

Bayimba Foundation recognizes the relevance of arts and culture in social and economic development as well as individual human development. Its vision is a vibrant arts and culture sector that is professional, creative and viable and contributes to social and economic development in Uganda and East Africa.

Ketebul Music

Ketebul Music is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organisation incorporated in January 2007 in Nairobi, Kenya by various stakeholders in the music production Industry. Tabu Osusa, the founding Executive Director, has been actively involved in shaping and running some of the top recording and performing bands in the country, over the last 30 years.

SAMRO Foundation

The SAMRO Foundation is the social investment and education arm of the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO).

MTN Bushfire

MTN Bushfire is an internationally-acclaimed music and arts festival held every year in Swaziland. It celebrates creative expression while promoting social responsibility, stimulating the economy and drawing talent and tourists from across Africa and around the world. In 2014 it was announced by CNN as one of the seven African music festivals you have to see.  

Busara Promotions

Busara Promotions is registered as an NGO in Zanzibar since 2003. Its vision is for “a vibrant East African music industry, prominent on the world stage”.