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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Photos: 2010 World Expo in Shanghai

Photos: 2010 World Expo in Shanghai

Photos from the Opening Ceremony and Concerts from the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai. [...]

April 30, 2010 Elaine Photos 0

Videos: 2010 World Expo Opening Ceremony

Videos: 2010 World Expo Opening Ceremony

Earlier tonight, the Soweto Gospel Choir performed in the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Shanghai World Expo. The Choir sang their Avulekile Amasango / One Love medley. View their performance below, starts around the 4 minute mark: Also, members of the Choir participated in the “finale” of the concert portion–and you can see them here [...]

April 30, 2010 Elaine Videos 0

In Remembrance: Isaac Molefe

In Remembrance: Isaac Molefe

It is with a heavy heart that we share that Soweto Gospel Choir member Isaac Molefe (aka DJ) has passed. More info about what happened is in the article below. What a tragic tragedy.   I would like to extend my deepest condolences and prayers to DJ’s family and friends. Also, to the entire Soweto Gospel [...]

April 30, 2010 Elaine Articles, News 5

U2 to get African makeover

U2 to get African makeover

Video from SA’s Time Live Interviews with Bev, Milton and Phili. South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir has announced a partnership with legendary rock group U2 for a series of TV spots to be aired during the World Cup.  ESPN contacted the group hoping they would give U2’s music a uniquely African feel, and embody the energy [...]

April 29, 2010 Elaine Videos 0

Soweto Gospel Choir to perform @ 2010 World Expo in Shanghai

Soweto Gospel Choir to perform @ 2010 World Expo in Shanghai

Hi everyone, The Soweto Gospel Choir is traveling to Shanghai, China to take part at the 2010 World Expo. Organizers of the Expo have confirmed to me that they will be taking part in the Opening Ceremonies and have performances at the African Pavilion from May 1-4. Hopefully I’ll be able to find some coverage–should [...]

April 23, 2010 Elaine News, Schedule 0

Technical Issues – Final Update

Technical Issues – Final Update

Final Update: Hi everyone, Apologies for the delay in getting updates–been away on vacation the last few weeks and have been trying to catch up now. The aforementioned technical issues should all be fixed now.  But, if you find a random link here or there that is no longer working (broken); please let me know [...]

April 23, 2010 Elaine Site Updates 0

ESPN Launches 2010 FIFA World Cup “One Game Changes Everything”

ESPN Launches 2010 FIFA World Cup “One Game Changes Everything”

ESPN Media Zone Network’s presentation to include U2 and Soweto Gospel Choir SGF Note: One additional ESPN/FIFA WC spot behind the jump (none feature the Choir, yet). ESPN’s unprecedented coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup will include U2 and South Africa’s own Soweto Gospel Choir. These Grammy Award-winning groups will be featured in a [...]

April 23, 2010 Elaine News, Videos 0

Soweto Gospel Choir to fight poverty through music

Soweto Gospel Choir to fight poverty through music

April 23, 2010 City of Joburg Release The Soweto Gospel Choir will collaborate with seven other African musicians to produce a song highlighting the importance of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The song will be performed and released in June during the 2010 Fifa World Cup. The Millenium Development Goals were drafted nine years [...]

April 23, 2010 Elaine Articles, News 0

Photos: 2010 SAMA Awards

Photos: 2010 SAMA Awards

The Choir accepts their International Achievement Award at the 2010 SAMA Awards. Photos credit: SAMA Awards. [...]

April 18, 2010 Elaine Photos 0

Video: Performance at the 2010 SAMAs

Video: Performance at the 2010 SAMAs

Here’s a video of the Soweto Gospel Choir performing at the 2010 South African Music Awards. The Choir kicks off by singing This Little Light of Mine / M’Lilo Vutha Mathanjeni / If You Ever Needed The Lord before joining Die Heuwels Fantasties and JR in Our Heritage. [...]

April 18, 2010 Elaine Videos 0