Mani Martin performs at his album launch entitled Intero y’Amahoro. Photo/Archive
Afro beat kingpin Mani Martin is set to miss out on this year’s edition of Sauti za Busara music festival that will take place this February in Zanzibar apparently because he has not gathered enough cash to purchase the air ticket. Mani Martin who is the only Rwandan musician participating in the awards, has not purchased the air ticket with the awards set to take place from 14th to 17th February.
Rwandashow.com learnt of the news from an undisclosed source, and although we tried to reach him through the phone, the star could not return our numerous calls to confirm or deny the news.
Sauti za Busara music festival is an annual musical festival organized by Busara Promotions. This year’s edition will be attended by a host of musicians that include Cheikh Lo from Senegal, Tanzania’s Mlimani Park Orchestra, Ghana’s UK based Atongo Zimba, Owiny Sigoma Band from Kenya among, Burkina Electric from Burkina Faso, Mani Martin from Rwanda among others.