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Remembering Nkosi’s Dream

Remembering Nkosi’s Dream

The South African Star By Thandi Skade June 2 2011 Aids activist Nkosi Johnson’s mother, Gail, dances with the Soweto Gospel Choir during the 10th commemoration of his death at Nkosi’s Haven in Alan Manor, Joburg, yesterday. Nkosi Johnson was a profoundly brave hero who had dedicated his life to improving the lives of other [...]

June 2, 2011 Elaine Articles, News, Photos 0

Audio: 612 ABC Brisbane

Audio: 612 ABC Brisbane

Interview with Shimmy Jiyane and Zanele Ngcamu on 612 ABC Brisbane. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]   [...]

May 4, 2011 Elaine Audio, News 0

Sports Emmy Win

Sports Emmy Win

U2 and the Soweto Gospel Choir (ABC/espn2/ESPN) were nominated for Outstanding Music Composition / Direction / Lyrics category at the 32nd Annual Sport Emmy Awards. The Awards were given out tonight in New York City, and SGC/U2 won their category (tied with NFL / CBS). Congrats! MEDIA RELEASE   For Immediate Release   4 MAY [...]

May 2, 2011 Elaine News 0

Alice Springs’ Bangtail Muster

Alice Springs’ Bangtail Muster

The Soweto Gospel Choir are in Australia now and participated in the Bangtail Muster in Alice Springs yesterday. Below is a photo taken of the Choir performing; as well as short blurb. Alice Springs celebrates annual Bangtail Muster By Gail Liston May 2, 2011 ABC News Alice Springs locals and visitors turned out in their [...]

May 2, 2011 Elaine Articles, News, Photos 0

Top Showbiz Names and Newcomers Commit to Earth Hour

Top Showbiz Names and Newcomers Commit to Earth Hour

Two-time Grammy Award winning Soweto Gospel Choir have committed themselves to Earth Hour, the biggest mass action event in the world, and to going “beyond the hour” by reducing their environmental footprint. In addition one the country’s biggest names in music the Bala Brothers as well as Vicus Visser the so-called Bieber of Bloem, are [...]

March 23, 2011 Elaine Articles, News 1

WWF Earth Hour Concert

WWF Earth Hour Concert

Check out the upcoming WWF Earth Hour Concert! It’s a free concert featuring the Soweto Gospel Choir and the Bala Brothers. Day: Saturday, March 26 Time: 7:30pm Where: Orlando West Regional Park, Soweto Check it out if you can!  Wished I could be there.   [...]

March 17, 2011 Elaine News, Schedule 0

Live blogging of the Grammy’s…

Live blogging of the Grammy’s…

Hi everyone, The Pre Telecast Ceremony for tonight’s Grammy’s awards is kicking off at 1pmPT/4pmET. You can watch the live telecast at the Grammy website or on Youtube. Will “live blog” as much as I can here. 4:37pmET: Christoper Tin and Baba Yetu just won for “Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)” … he thanks the [...]

February 13, 2011 Elaine News, Photos 1

53rd Grammy Awards

53rd Grammy Awards

It’s Grammy weekend!! As announced earlier, the Soweto Gospel Choir are nominated under three different categories this year. Shimmy has traveled to Los Angeles to represent the Choir, along with their producers (including Zwai). I can’t find the exact schedule, but I believe their categories will be part of the pre-telecast show. Keep those fingers [...]

February 12, 2011 Elaine News 0

SGC at U2 Concert

SGC at U2 Concert

To clarify the below: The Choir has been invited to attend the concert–nothing has been worked out in terms of performing. Just got word that the Soweto Gospel Choir have been invited to U2’s 360° concert in Johannesburg this Sunday, February 13. Not sure the exact details; but the Choir will be present at the [...]

February 9, 2011 Elaine News 0

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch turns 102

Dame Elisabeth Murdoch turns 102

February 8, 2011 AAP To songs from an African gospel choir, philanthropist Dame Elisabeth Murdoch has celebrated her 102nd birthday in Melbourne. The mother of media titan Rupert Murdoch, a wheelchair-bound Dame Elisabeth was greeted by about 500 guests including Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu and some of her children and grandchildren, although her famous son [...]

February 8, 2011 Elaine News 0