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Help us keep Zanzibar’s only music academy open!

The Dhow Countries Music Academy (DCMA), Zanzibar’s one and only music school, has launched a major crowdfunding campaign on September 19, 2019, to keep its doors open and the music flowing in its historic hallways of the Old Customs House in Zanzibar. The academy has...

DCMA Taarab Group meets Wonju Maeji Nongak

Dhow Countries Music Academy (DCMA) and Wonju Maeji Nongak (Korea Agricultural music) team A-ul are performing together on Friday February 15, 8pm at Forodhani Park.  Maeji Nongak (Korea agricultural music) is listed as an intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO. ...

DCMA started The Creative Entrepreneur Programme for its students

Thanks to the support of Polish Aid. The Creative Entrepreneur Programme (CEP) is a University of Manchester certificated course. The CEP has been specifically designed for people who are not normally able to access formal education, or who have had limited...

Change lives in Zanzibar through music

Dhow Countries Music Academy (DCMA) is launching a one month crowd funding campaign that aims to allow 30 young people with musical talent to continue their education at the Academy, and give them an opportunity not only to develop their talents, but also to change...

Donation from Embassy of the State of Palestine

His Excellency Hazem M. Shabat, Ambassador of Palestine in Tanzania has donated new qanun, oud and ney to Dhow Countries Music Academy on 8th of July. A small hand-over ceremony took place in our concert hall in the presence of DCMA managment, staff and students....