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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

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

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

South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir comes to the Adelaide Fringe

South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir comes to the Adelaide Fringe

By: Sophie Perri Adelaide Messenger March 1, 2017 THEY have four Grammy Awards to their names, count Will Smith and Celine Dion as fans and spend their lives spreading good news around the world. South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir is a big deal, and it’s in town to perform at Royal Croquet Club until the [...]

March 1, 2017 Elaine Articles 0

Last chance to see Soweto Gospel Choir on Coast

Last chance to see Soweto Gospel Choir on Coast

By: Toni Benson-Rogan Sunshine Coast Daily August 28, 2016 VINCENT ‘Shimmy’ Jiyane knew performing was his chosen career from the moment he became a part of Soweto Gospel Choir back in 2002. Now, 14 years later, the South African artist is a choirmaster, choreographer, tenor and dancer who loves performing for thousands of people all [...]

August 28, 2016 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir: The many songs of South Africa

Soweto Gospel Choir: The many songs of South Africa

By Javier Encalada The Northern Star August 21, 2016 SOWETO stands for South Western Townships, a township in the city of Johannesburg. It is home to 1.3 million people (2008 Census) in 200 sq km. Soweto was the home of Nelson Mandela, but it is also the birthplace of another South African icon: The Soweto [...]

August 21, 2016 Elaine Articles 0

Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir coming to Midwest Theater

Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir coming to Midwest Theater

By: Travis Sell Scottsbluff Star Herald December 5, 2015 For some, music is a language. It can speak to people of any race, background, social status or creed. Its sounds, from voice to hand-clapping to drums, have the power to inspire. Those sounds will be heard at the Midwest Theater with the return of the [...]

December 5, 2015 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir voices soar high with spirit

Soweto Gospel Choir voices soar high with spirit

By Daniel Katz Bow Valley Crag & Canyon November 27, 2015 There are few singing groups that have developed such a highly acclaimed and renowned body of work as the Soweto Gospel Choir, who boast the likes of Bono, Peter Gabriel, and Aretha Franklin among their many millions of fans. The multi-Grammy-winning ensemble was formed [...]

November 27, 2015 Elaine Articles 0

Soweto Gospel Choir Brings Its Uncommon Sound To St. Joseph

Soweto Gospel Choir Brings Its Uncommon Sound To St. Joseph

By Ed Condran Hartford Courant November 16, 2015 Robert Plant, Bono and Peter Gabriel are so iconic that their faces could be etched in rock’s version of Mount Rushmore. Each of those Rock and Roll Hall of Famers are uncompromising and unique recording artists. Another common denominator is that each has worked with the Soweto [...]

November 16, 2015 Elaine Articles 0

Llega a Chile coro africano celebrado por Bono y Peter Gabriel

Llega a Chile coro africano celebrado por Bono y Peter Gabriel

(Article in Spanish from Chilean press) By Matias Hinojosa November 16, 2015 Latercera El Soweto Gospel Choir dará cinco conciertos en Las Condes. Soweto es un suburbio ubicado a 24 kilómetros al suroeste de Johannesburgo. Fue construido durante el apartheid con el fin de alojar a la población negra que vivía en sectores designados exclusivamente [...]

November 16, 2015 Elaine Articles 0