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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Happy Birthday Sibongile!

Happy Birthday Sibongile!

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May 28, 2011 Elaine Features, Site Updates 0

Shimmy to Soweto’s uplifting sound

Shimmy to Soweto’s uplifting sound

By: Samela Harris The (Adelaide) Advertiser May 27, 2011 HIS mother must have known he was born to dance when she called him Shimmy. Shimmy Jiyane can’t recall a time he didn’t feel the rhythm and by the time he was eight, the Soweto boy was well and truly at dancing school. Now, at 36, [...]

May 27, 2011 Elaine Articles 0

Photo and Audio: 666 ABC Canberra

Photo and Audio: 666 ABC Canberra

The Soweto Gospel Choir live in the 666 Canberra studio by Eleri Harris Bringing the sounds of Africa to the suburbs of Canberra and beyond, the Soweto Gospel Choir are just as inspiring as ever. They’ve been together for nearly a decade, but, with 90% of the original members on board, South Africa’s Soweto Gospel [...]

May 19, 2011 Elaine Articles, Audio, Photos 0

Perth Concert review: Soweto Gospel Choir

Perth Concert review: Soweto Gospel Choir

William Yeoman The West Australian May 17, 2011 As a friend said to me after Friday night’s amazing celebration of grace in its many forms by South Africa’s famed Soweto Gospel Choir: “You can’t fake those smiles.” She’s right. Nor can you fake the sheer joy in just being alive which seemed to govern every [...]

May 17, 2011 Elaine Reviews 0

On Tour – Australia 2011 pt 1

On Tour – Australia 2011 pt 1

Hi everyone, The Soweto Gospel Choir are well underway on their Australia 2011 tour–be sure to check them out if they are in your area!! Below are some photos from life on tour–enjoy! Wished I could be there! 🙂 I will do my best to add more in various “batches”! [...]

May 14, 2011 Elaine Features, Photos 0

Photos and Audio: Afternoons with Gillian O’Shaughnessy

Photos and Audio: Afternoons with Gillian O’Shaughnessy

Listen to Interview: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] South African two-time Grammy Award winning gospel group, the Soweto Gospel Choir, is shining in Perth this week. As if winning Grammy awards was not enough, last week they scooped another international accolade at the 32nd Annual Sports Emmy Awards in New York. The Soweto [...]

May 11, 2011 Elaine Articles, Audio, Photos 0

Photo: Visiting RTRFM 92.1

Photo: Visiting RTRFM 92.1

Several members of the Soweto Gospel Choir visited RTRFM 92.1, a Perth radio station, on May 11. Photo taken from RTRFM 92.1’s photostream.   [...]

May 11, 2011 Elaine Photos 0

Video: Cultural Exchange

Video: Cultural Exchange

May 6, 2011 7:30 NT The grammy award-winning Soweto Choir kicks off its national tour with a trip to the remote Central Australian community of Areyonga. LAETITIA LEMKE, PRESENTER: A performance of a very special kind took part in Central Australia this week as the Grammy award winning Soweto Choir kicked off its national tour. [...]

May 6, 2011 Elaine Articles, Videos 1

Music of the world in NT

Music of the world in NT

Caine Edwards May 6th, 2011 NT News TERRITORY music lovers are well advised to prepare themselves for something special this weekend. Multi-Grammy-award-winning ensemble the Soweto Gospel Choir are in Australia and have kicked off their three-month tour in the NT. Their two Alice Springs performances at the Araluen Arts Centre are both sell-outs. [...]

May 6, 2011 Elaine Articles, Photos 0

Happy Birthday Lungi!

Happy Birthday Lungi!

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May 6, 2011 Elaine Features, Site Updates 0