Danzibar Festival: 11-16 September 2018

Book now for the third edition of Danzibar Festival! Salsa, bachata, kizomba, tango and more in a true African paradise!

From Tuesday 11 to Sunday 16 September 2017 we will dance into the sunset and through the night, swim with dolphins and celebrate the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar's vibrant mix of East African, Arab and Indian cultures. Powered by Dance Art Fusion Tanzania in partnership with Candela Jozi Dance Company, we hope to bring you another week of great dancing, awesome workshops and an extraordinary holiday!

  • Parties!
    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday nights!
    • Two themed parties with prizes for best-dressed!
    • Pool parties on Saturday and Sunday
  • Workshops!
    • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday evening: workshops every night
    • Friday, Saturday and Sunday: workshops from 9am - 3pm
    • Absolute beginners (bring your friends and family!), beginners, improvers, intermediate and advanced  levels
  • Shows! 
    • Your favourite local and international artists showing their stuff! We promise to have a short line up of powerful performances
  • Island tours, hotels rates and Crazy Pass options coming soon!


Payment options


South Africans or those paying in ZAR click here (our Shopify storefront). Note the following discount codes to enter at checkout: 

Full pass: DEARLY1FULL

 Weekend pass: DEARLY1W

To pay in another currency and if you are a Tanzanian national, please click here to place your order. We will send you a DirectPay link. You do not need to enter a discount code.

Please do not book online via our Shopify storefront if you are a Tanzanian National (i.e. hold a Tanzanian passport) or you will not receive the applicable discounts.


  • Full pass: Includes all parties, shows and workshops
    • Early-bird rate USD 90! Full price USD 130
  • Weekend pass: includes workshops, parties and shows Friday, Saturday and Sunday
    • Early-bird rate USD 60! Full price USD 90
  • Party pass: includes all parties, Tuesday to Sunday!
    • arly-bird rate USD 50! Full price USD 70
  • Tanzanian Nationals only (passport / national identity proof required)
    • Early-bird full pass, USD 65! Full price USD 100
    • Early-bird weekend pass, USD 40! Full price USD 60 

NB. Details are subject to change at any time. We will endeavour to inform all booked guests of any changes imminently. Please sign up to receive updates and express interest if you haven't yet booked.