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Monthly Archives: February 2009

“New” updates

“New” updates

Just a quick rundown of new additions I’ve added…since I index everything according to the date it happened, I thought it best to add links! September 11, 2004: London Concert Photos March 3, 2007: Montreal Concert Photos August 2, 2007: Edinburgh Photos May 29, 2008: Soweto gospel choir visits rural Victorian town (Video) December 20, [...]

May 13, 2009 Elaine Site Updates 0

In the Studio

In the Studio

Photos of the Choir recording their forthcoming album release at the RBF Studios from last month. The Choir’s fourth studio album will be released in South Africa next month and will have a later North American release. I’ve heard that it’s going to be an amazing album! [...]

May 9, 2009 Elaine News, Photos 0

Zuma’s Inauguration

Zuma’s Inauguration

Jacob Zuma was sworn in as South Africa’s new president today. I have yet been able to find any coverage of the Choir from the ceremony, but I am pretty sure you can hear the Choir singing for a few seconds at the very end of this AP news video: Unfortunately, the video is no [...]

May 9, 2009 Elaine News, Videos 1

SGC to Perform at SA Inauguration

SGC to Perform at SA Inauguration

Just got word that the Choir will be performing at incoming South African president Jacob Zuma’s inauguration ceremony. The inauguration will take place in Pretoria on May 9th at the Union Buildings. The Choir began rehearsals for their performance today. Hopefully we’ll get some nice coverage (and, I obviously will be adding it here!)! [...]

May 5, 2009 Elaine News 0

SAMA Roundup

SAMA Roundup

Congratulations to the Choir for winning the Best Duo/Group award at the 15th Annual South African Music Awards held today. Musical director David Mulovhedzi and Choir members Jeho Fata and Shimmy Jiyane were present to accept the award. [...]

May 2, 2009 Elaine News, Photos 0

Soweto Sounds: Hlanganani

Soweto Sounds: Hlanganani

Written by Hamilton Nzimande, the song Hlanganani was recently featured in the HBO/BBC series The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. In the episode The Boy with an African Heart, the song can be heard at the very end of the episode and was the perfect ending to a great episode (I’m a big fan of [...]

May 2, 2009 Elaine Audio, Features 2

UK Shows Announced

UK Shows Announced

Hi all, The Choir’s dates in the UK in August/September have been announced (including their annual return for Edinburgh Fringe). Check out the Calendar for more information. The 15th Annual South African Music Awards takes places tomorrow, with the Choir up for three awards.  Best of luck!! [...]

May 1, 2009 Elaine News, Schedule 0