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European film festival in Dar es Salaam

18 films will be screened at this year's European film festival. They include works from Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzer...
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Tupo and the Magician

Five of a series of eight prints by Nadir Tharani on the need for magic to change the world today, not the “juju kind” as he says, but a superhuman effort in which we are all “magici...
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Nafasi Art Space

Why Africans Are Not United is an exhibition of photography by Taye Balogun and Mutua Matheka. On 1 Nov the Nafasi Art Space runs a day's workshop for the general public on the subject Chap Chap Af...
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Tanzania Tradex 2014

About 20 countries will participate in this year's Tanzania Tradex 2014. The categories include automotives, building and construction, electronics, hotel and catering, medical and health, printing...
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Asian film festival in Dar es Salaam

The ninth Asian film festival screens work from China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, South Korea, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates. One of the films showing this yea...
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Thursdays films at the Goethe Institut

The Thursday showings at the Goethe Institut continue with two controversial films, Majub's Journey by Eva Knopf (Germany 2013) and Umunthu by Mwizalero Nyirrenda (Malawi 2013). The first film cove...
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Commedia dell' Arte

A series of theatre production workshops based on the Commedia dell'Arte tradition organised by the Goethe Institut Tanzania. The results of the workshop will be staged at the international Bagamoyo a...
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From the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean

Christine Coulange, one of the founders of Sisygambis, presents a multi-media documentary exhibition of five years work among communities along the coasts of Indian Ocean. Images, sounds rhythms an...
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Zanzibar international film festival

This year the theme is “A Common Destiny”. The 10-day festival (or ZIFF is it is called by those in the know) will be screening nearly 80 films from 35 countries. There are 23 feature-l...
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The Great Goatsby

The 14th annual Dar es Salaam charity goat races. This annual family fund raising event attracts about 4,000 people each year in support of small Tanzanian charities. This year money raised by the...
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Goat Races

The 14th edition of the annual Dar es Salaam Charity Goat Races raises money for charity. As well as betting on the goats there are other events such as fancy dress competitions, raffles, games for ch...
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Zanzibar Stone Town Festival

Sauti sa Busara, which calls itself the “friendliest music festival on the planet” in Zanzibar’s Stone Town features some 200 musicians from across the continent and the diaspora for...
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Theatre in Dar es Salaam

Lina Ubani (Antidote to Rot) 10 and 24 Jan. The production uses traditional stories, dances and music. It is written by Penina Muhando Mlama one of Tanzania’s top Kiswahili playwrights who br...
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Uhuru marathon

The Uhuru marathon in Dar es Salaam, which was officially launched last year, gets into its stride properly for the first time this year to mark the start of the country’s independence day on 9...
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Swahili Fashion Week

The largest fashion event among Swahili-speaking countries. The week was launched by the Tanzanian designer Mustafa Hassanali in 2008 to promote Made in Africa fashion, textiles and accessories....
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East African Art Biennale

The East African Art Biennale association was founded in 2003 as a non-profit organisation to promote the arts in East Africa. It is based in Dar es Salaam but is also active in Burundi, Kenya, Rwa...
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Dar European Film Festival

Films to be screened during the festival are from Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the...
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Race for the Cure in Dar es Salaam

In Dar es Salaam the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure to promote awareness of breast cancer is a 5-km walk that starts and ends at Ocean Road Cancer Institute Grounds. The walk starts at 07.30. The...
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Fashion show in Dar promotes education

An initiative linking fashion and school launches on 12 October with a fashion show in Dar es Salaam. A street show is the first event in a fund raising effort to sponsor 100 children a year in the ci...
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Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF)

The annual Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), the Festival of Dhow Countries, is the largest East African film and arts festival, which gathers together filmmakers from all around the globe....
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