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2017 Asia Tour: Xikwembu Xa Hina

2017 Asia Tour: Xikwembu Xa Hina

The Soweto Gospel Choir begin their sound check by singing Xikwembu Xa Hina on October 23, 2017 in Kawasaki, Japan. [...]

November 17, 2017 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Media: Melrose Arch Christmas Lights

Media: Melrose Arch Christmas Lights

The Soweto Gospel Choir performed at the Melrose Arch for the lighting of their Christmas lights on November 16, 2017. Below are photos and videos shared on social media. #MelroseXmasMagic #DestinationChristmas @Sowetogospel pic.twitter.com/7uaUMMs9nS — Likers Of Things (@Likers_2Do) November 16, 2017 #MelroseXmasMagic #SowetoGospelChoir pic.twitter.com/Hybmjvaa6f — Bluebirdy (@SirBluebird) November 16, 2017 [...]

November 16, 2017 Elaine Photos, Videos 0

2017 Asia Tour: Wahalalela Jeso

2017 Asia Tour: Wahalalela Jeso

The Soweto Gospel Choir begin their sound check by singing Whahalalela Jeso on October 26, 2017 in Macau. [...]

November 10, 2017 Elaine Features, Videos 0

It’s going to be a bittersweet night, says Johnny Clegg on last Joburg gig

It’s going to be a bittersweet night, says Johnny Clegg on last Joburg gig

Times Live November 9, 2017 By Chrizelda Kekana Just a few hours before he takes to stage for possibly the last ever in Johannesburg, legendary musician Johnny Clegg has said he’s anticipating a night filled with emotion for his Final Journey World Tour. “I’m a Joburg boy; this has been my hometown since the age [...]

November 9, 2017 Elaine Articles 0

2017 Asia Tour – Jerusalem / Bayete

2017 Asia Tour – Jerusalem / Bayete

For their second show in Tokyo, Japan on October 24, 2017; the Soweto Gospel Choir were asked to bring back one of their older/classic songs — Jerusalem (Holy City)/Bayete right before the show. As the SGC can do; they quickly rehearsed the song during the sound check; going over the arrangement/parts/movements and in no time [...]

November 5, 2017 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Media: 2017 Experience Conference South Africa

Media: 2017 Experience Conference South Africa

The Soweto Gospel Choir were one of the performers at the 2017 Experience Conference South Africa on November 3, 2017. Below is a collection of various videos/photos from the event from different sources. Fun to see some new faces and old faces — Spaghetti raising it up!! Amazing Grace (credit Neil White) You Raised Me [...]

November 3, 2017 Elaine Photos, Videos 0

Photos: Madiba Premiere

Photos: Madiba Premiere

The Soweto Gospel Choir performed during the African premiere on the Discovery Channel 6-part miniseries Madiba on November 1, 2017. The Choir performed several freedom songs during the event. Another fun fact is that the choir’s own Mazwe (looking good in the Canada Basketball tshirt from yours truly! lol) has a part in the movie, [...]

November 1, 2017 Elaine Photos 0

In every song thrown to the heavens, celebrate the union and the freedom

In every song thrown to the heavens, celebrate the union and the freedom

The below article was posted on Ponto Final, a Portuguese language website based in Macau. I have included the original Portuguese text below and a very basic translation done online into English below it. Text: Sílvia Gonçalves Photography: Eduardo Martins Source: Ponto Final Date: October 27, 2017 Original Portuguese text: Em cada cântico atirado aos céus, [...]

October 27, 2017 Elaine Articles 0

Media: Liberal International Annual African Freedom Speech & Awards

Media: Liberal International Annual African Freedom Speech & Awards

The Soweto Gospel Choir performed at the Liberal International Annual African Freedom Speech & Awards in Sophiatown on October 27, 2017. Photos and videos found on social media below:   The @Sowetogospel Choir is incredible! Amazing South African talent #LIEC pic.twitter.com/FnnxjpPtZo — AfricaLiberalNetwork (@AfricanLiberals) October 27, 2017   At the annual @FNFreiheit Freedom Award Ceremony. [...]

October 27, 2017 Elaine Photos, Videos 0

South Africa gospel choir make Macau debut

South Africa gospel choir make Macau debut

Friday, October 27, 2017 Macau Daily Times The Choir brought 20 members of its 54-person strong choir to its concert last night – the group’s first ever in Macau – which featured songs from across its 15-year repertoire. Gospel is a genre of Christian music, which can date its roots back to the late-18th century. [...]

October 27, 2017 Elaine Articles, Photos 0