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Monthly Archives: February 2009

SGF bids farewell to the Fringe

SGF bids farewell to the Fringe

The Soweto Gospel Choir wrapped up their final performance at the 2009 Fringe Festival today. The Choir has performed in Edinburgh for the last six years and began their amazing run in Scotland!  Very bittersweet. The Choir has a few days off before beginning their UK tour.  Check out the calendar for exact dates and [...]

August 31, 2009 Elaine News, Schedule, Videos 0

Family Affairs: Mulohedzi Family

Family Affairs: Mulohedzi Family

Photos by Sheila Zhao [...]

August 28, 2009 Elaine Photos 0

Bala Brothers Concert

Bala Brothers Concert

The Choir will be performing with the Bala Brothers on September 26 at the Lyric Theatre in Johannesburg. Check out the Calendar and this Concert PDF for more information. [...]

August 28, 2009 Elaine News, Schedule 0

African musicians conquer the world

African musicians conquer the world

Friday, August 28, 2009 The Staffordshire Sentinel The have sung at Nelson Mandela’s birthday and shared the stage with some of music’s biggest stars. Liz Rowley talks to choirmaster Shimmy Jiyane about singing, dancing and making everyone smile. THERE aren’t many people who can say they’ve sung with Diana Ross and Celine Dion. But then [...]

August 28, 2009 Elaine Articles 0

Dutch dates added

Dutch dates added

The Choir’s schedule for the rest of the year is starting to fill up.  Dates for their Dutch tour from November 17 to December 9 have been recently released. Check out the Calendar for more information. [...]

August 24, 2009 Elaine News, Schedule 0

Soweto choir bids Fringe farewell

Soweto choir bids Fringe farewell

BBC August 23, 2009 One of the best-loved acts on the Edinburgh Fringe is giving its final performances at the festival. The Soweto Gospel Choir first came to the Edinburgh festival in 2003, when they were little-known in the UK. That first year, appearing at St George’s West church, was to help change the fortunes [...]

August 24, 2009 Elaine Articles, News 0

Paris Dates Added

Paris Dates Added

The Soweto Gospel Choir will be performing at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, France from November 4 – 9. Check out the Calendar for more information.  Should be a great week of concerts at a beautiful venue! [...]

August 18, 2009 Elaine News, Schedule 0

Edinburgh Fringe Festival Photos

Edinburgh Fringe Festival Photos

Some new great shots of the Choir performing on August 12th. Wished I could see this show!! Stoked to see Jabu rocking it out on percussion again (although, I’m not entirely sold on the new costumes…will have to get used to them!) Photos courtesy of Trixta Photography. [...]

August 16, 2009 Elaine Photos 0

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2009

Edinburgh International Book Festival 2009

The Choir performed at the opening of the Edinburgh International Book Festival 2009. Photo Credit: Gordon Wright/ scottishphotolibrary.net Watch a video featuring the Choir! [...]

August 15, 2009 Elaine News, Photos 0

Choir Candids: Mandela Day in NYC

Choir Candids: Mandela Day in NYC

Another treat for SGC fans: Choir member Thembisa Khuzwayo was kind enough to share some of her personal photos taken in New York City last month for Mandela Day. Lots of fun shots!  Thanks Thembi! [...]

August 15, 2009 Elaine Features, Photos 0