Bushfire Festival 2014

Genre : Festival | Hhohho

From friday 30 may to sunday 01 june 2014

Column : Music

Festival goers will enjoy dozens of artists from all over the world performing in a 100% socially responsible festival. More than just a music festival, the event is described as a celebration of live music, theatre, poetry, film, circus, dance and visual arts. A vibrant handcraft market, family-friendly performances and KidZone as well as the interactive art and dialogue space, The Barn, combine to create a magically eclectic three day entertainment experience.

Already for this year's event, artists from over 10 countries have been confirmed including diverse acts such as the much-loved and 70's inspired Bogota based Colombian Salsa artists, La 33, Mokoomba (Zimbabwe), Under Kontrol (France), Red Five Point Star (Slovenia) and Imperial Tiger Orchestra (Switzerland).

Some of South Africa's biggest and most loved names will also be performing this year with confirmed artists including multi- Grammy award winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo, as well as BongoMaffin, Uhuru, Derek Gripper, Dan Patlansky and Muzart.

Initial confirmed lineup

Qibho & Sands (Swaziland)
Sigauque Project (Mozambique)
Muzart (South Africa)
Red Five Point Star (Ukraine)
Under Kontrol (France)
Dan Patlansky (South Africa)
Akale Wube (France)
Bholoja (Swaziland)
Mokoomba (Zimbabwe)
La33 (Colombia)
Bongo Maffin (South Africa)
Uhuru (South Africa)
Derik Gripper (South Africa)
PelePele Cultural Group (Swaziland)
Floewe (Swaziland)
Imperial Tiger Orchestra (Switzerland)
Ladysmith Black Mambazo (South Africa)

Recurring events

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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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