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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Video: Choir on Talk Stoop

Video: Choir on Talk Stoop

Back in February, the Choir visited Cat Greenleaf’s infamous Brooklyn stoop. Below is the video of the Choir performing on her stoop intermixed with her interview with Shimmy and Kevin. [...]

April 29, 2012 Elaine Videos 2

Choir Candids: Visit to SA Consular General’s Residences

Choir Candids: Visit to SA Consular General’s Residences

During their stay in Toronto, the Soweto Gospel Choir visited the South African Consular General’s home prior to their show on February 25, 2012. They were treated to some home cooking and mingled with consular staff, fellow compatriots and friends. Below are some photos from their stay, exclusive to SGF. [...]

April 29, 2012 Elaine Features, Photos 0

Choir Candids: Woza Meli Wami Choreography

Choir Candids: Woza Meli Wami Choreography

During a student workshop in Vancouver, BC on April 7, 2012; Shimmy teaches the students the choreography for their classic song Woza Meli Wami. [...]

April 28, 2012 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Video: Choir on Sahara TV

Video: Choir on Sahara TV

A longer video of the Choir from Sahara TV during the Choir’s visit to Brooklyn’s Madiba restaurant at the beginning of March. Video includes the choir performing, interviews with Shimmy, Kevin and Honey, and other footage! [...]

April 25, 2012 Elaine Videos 0

Getting to Know: Zanele Ngcamu

Getting to Know: Zanele Ngcamu

Tell us a little about your hometown and where you grew up. I grew up in Soweto in a place called Zola. Zola is mostly known as the place where most kwaito (SA rap music) comes from. When I was 7 years old, we moved to a suburb called Protea Glen. Loved being with my [...]

April 23, 2012 Elaine Features 0

SGF Online Store

SGF Online Store

Hi everyone! I just added an online store to SGF for any of you who may be interested in getting a Team SGC tshirt (similar to the one I gave to the Choir). The online store is available in various countries / currencies (sorry, no South Africa as of yet!); so please select which one [...]

April 22, 2012 Elaine Site Updates 0

Choir Candids: Toronto #1 Behind-the-Scenes

Choir Candids: Toronto #1 Behind-the-Scenes

Behind-the-scenes photos of the Soweto Gospel Choir in Toronto, ON for their first of two shows at the Sony Centre.  Photos taken during their recent tour on February 24, 2012. Photos by Elaine, exclusively for SGF! [...]

April 21, 2012 Elaine Features, Photos 0

Nkosi’s Haven Ball

Nkosi’s Haven Ball

For fans in South Africa, the Choir will be performing at the upcoming Nkosi’s Haven Ball. Information below for those interested in attending and supporting such a great cause. Date: Friday 25 May Time: 6:30 for 7:00 pm Venue: The Central Country Lodge, Lonehill Price: R850 per person, (group bookings welcome) RSVP: Mark van der [...]

April 20, 2012 Elaine News, Schedule 0

Choir Candids: Culture of South African Music

Choir Candids: Culture of South African Music

This is a fun video. During a student workshop in Vancouver, BC on April 7, 2012; Bongani aka Honey, explains the South African music culture to the participants. This is a great video, with some fun anecdotes and Choir participation/reactions.  A must watch! [...]

April 17, 2012 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Video: NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Video: NPR Tiny Desk Concert

The Choir took part in NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert this past February during their North American tour. Below is footage from this concert, where they sang Seteng Sediba, Emarabini, Yelele and Kae le Kae. Today in “They Pay Us To Do This”: a performance by South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir, which managed to tie the [...]

April 16, 2012 Elaine Videos 1