Mambo Moto Moto

Tanzania Country Special

  • event type:Festival
  • date:03 Jul 2014 - 06 Jul 2014
  • city/area:Rudolstadt
  • venue:TFF Rudolstadt
  • country:Germany
  • style(s):Afro
  • event submitted by:Jahazi Media


Mambo Moto Moto (‘hot stuff’) is the title of this year’s country focus: Supported by the German Cultural Fund and its TURN project for German-African partnerships, we look at what is going on on the East coast of Africa. Central to the focus are four collaborations between musicians from Germany and Tanzania; to widen the view we have invited four more ensembles from Zanzibar and mainland Tanzania.

The current economic development in Tanzania – a country that belongs to the top ten of the world’s emerging states – has led to a monopolisation of the music business leaning onto mainstream-oriented music. Mambo Moto Moto concentrates on independent (and traditional) musicians whose innovative ideas are making waves in Dar Es Salaam and other cities.

Black Warriors & Analog Africa Soundsystem
Kaya Baikoko
Kazimoto & Gebrüder Teichmann
Kithara & Derya Takkali
Safi Theatre & Circus Bombastico
Segere Original
Tarbiyya Islamiyya
Ufunuo Muheme Group