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Work with Santuri on Femme Electronic Kenya

FemmeElectronicProjectCoordinatorAdvert-3feb17(1) Santuri is initiating a project with the Goethe-Institut Kenya called Femme Electronic, and we are seeking a highly motivated individual to help us bring the project to fruition. You can find the Job Description and how to apply here: Femme Electronic (KE) Project Coordinator Santuri East Africa is seeking[…]

Songa Mbele / Moving On – Update

Back in August, Santuri initiated a project alongside the Tanzanian Gogo musician Msafiri Zawose. Supported by Pro Helvetia, the project has two main facets – an album recording, and a body of research that investigates something that’s key to the Santuri ethos – connecting East African artists with global networks[…]

Santuri – Arusha Takeover at Afadhali Night and S.U.A

      As Santuri continues to foster collaboration with different Artists – (musicians/DJs/Producers), Organizations/Companies and music enthusiasts around the East African region and beyond with the most recent project in Tanzania being the successful Frente-Cumbiero with Mario Galeano from Colombia; this time around, we shall be taking over Arusha[…]

Frente Cumbiero in Tanzania – video!

Santuri East Africa was lucky enough to host Mario Galeano Toro – A.k.a Frente Cumbiero – to Tanzania in May. The week long project encompassed film screenings, workshops, recording sessions, performances and research into East African music culture. The video diary below gives a flavor of the project,  which was[…]

Santuri Sounds: The Mixtape Challenge

Once a month  Santuri will support a mix from the immediate network of Santuri artists, and in exceptional cases, from further afield. If you would like to be considered for the monthly mixtape, these are the criteria you should bear in mind: 1. You don’t need to be a DJ to enter. It[…]

An Interview with David Tinning

An Interview with David Tinning of Santuri Safari Santuri Safari is quickly establishing itself by bringing together traditional East African artists and instruments with modern producers and techniques. David Tinning, the co-ordinator of the project, talks to 25ThC and lets us Premiere a brand new track: Can you tell us[…]