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In Loving Memory: Fikile Sidumo

In Loving Memory: Fikile Sidumo

It is with a heavy heart that I share the sad news that founding member Fikile Sidumo passed away last night due to heart failure. Fikile has been a mainstay on the Choir since its inception; and her distinct voice was second to none. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Sidumo and Soweto [...]

December 9, 2011 Elaine News 3

Soweto Gospel Choir in Holland

Soweto Gospel Choir in Holland

The Soweto Gospel Choir is now in the Netherlands, and will be performing in various cities this month. Check out the fun promo video below! To Dutch fans; hopefully you can make it out to a show! [...]

November 2, 2011 Elaine News, Videos 1

Desmond Tutu’s Book Launch

Desmond Tutu’s Book Launch

The Soweto Gospel Choir performed earlier today at Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s book launch in Cape Town. According to reports; Tutu danced along as the Choir performed!  Also in attendance at the event was Bono. Below are some photos taken from the launch! Photos taken by @Andrea_Nattrass, @LieslJobson, @maleke and @brandsrock.   [...]

October 6, 2011 Elaine News, Photos 0

Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s Birthday

Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s Birthday

Hi everyone, Sorry for the lack of updates; RL has been super busy! To update, twenty-six members of the choir will be flying to Cape Town this week to celebrate Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s 80th birthday. As their birthday gift or him, the Choir will be performing at his book launch on October 6th and also [...]

October 3, 2011 Elaine News, Schedule 0

Upcoming European Tour

Upcoming European Tour

Hi all, Just spent some time updated the Calendar with the Soweto Gospel Choir’s upcoming tour in Europe that kicks off in a few weeks. They will be visiting the UK, Sweden, Norway, Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland.  Check back; as more dates may be added. I’ve also added the first batch of confirmed concert dates [...]

September 2, 2011 Elaine News, Schedule 0

TriNations National Anthem Performance

TriNations National Anthem Performance

The 2011 Tri Nations rugby competition has kicked off in Australia and today’s game between the Wallabies and Springboks featured the Soweto Gospel Choir performing the South African national anthem, Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika. Lots of buzz from the Choir’s performance–not surprising to me as no one does the SA anthem like SGC! The Choir now [...]

July 23, 2011 Elaine News, Videos 1

Soweto Gospel Choir w/Andre Rieu

Soweto Gospel Choir w/Andre Rieu

The Soweto Gospel Choir is currently in Holland right now participating with Andre Rieu and the JSO. They will take part in concerts in Maastricht; as Andre welcomes both the SGC and the Harlem Gospel Choir to his shows! I will post some fun photos from Holland soon; but in the meantime, you can see [...]

July 16, 2011 Elaine News, Videos 0

Warm South African welcome for Kylie

Warm South African welcome for Kylie

July 7th, 2011 By Fifi The Times, The Social Blog Kylie Minogue may have tried to slip into South Africa secretly, however the joyous welcome by the Soweto Gospel Choir stopped her completely in her tracks, as she exited the arrivals area at OR Tambo International Airport. Larger than life on screen, teeny Minogue, 43, [...]

July 7, 2011 Elaine News, Photos 0

Kylie Minogue in South Africa

Kylie Minogue in South Africa

Kylie Minogue touched down at OR Tambo International Airport to a joyous reception from the Soweto Gospel Choir.  Minogue is in South Africa where she will end her five month world Aphrodite tour by performing five concerts – three at Sun City and two at Grand Arena in Cape Town. —- Kylie also tweeted the [...]

July 7, 2011 Elaine News, Photos 0

Fiji students to sing with Soweto Gospel Choir

Fiji students to sing with Soweto Gospel Choir

By: Elenoa Osborne Radio Fiji June 7, 2011 A local primary school choir has been chosen to sing a song alongside the Soweto Gospel Choir when they tour Fiji next month. Tour Organiser Atelaite Cama told FBC News – the Choir has requested that a local choir sing with them and following auditions – a [...]

June 7, 2011 Elaine News, Schedule 1