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Soweto Gospel Choir to perform @ 2010 World Expo in Shanghai

Soweto Gospel Choir to perform @ 2010 World Expo in Shanghai

Hi everyone, The Soweto Gospel Choir is traveling to Shanghai, China to take part at the 2010 World Expo. Organizers of the Expo have confirmed to me that they will be taking part in the Opening Ceremonies and have performances at the African Pavilion from May 1-4. Hopefully I’ll be able to find some coverage–should [...]

April 23, 2010 Elaine News, Schedule 0

Soweto Gospel Choir to fight poverty through music

Soweto Gospel Choir to fight poverty through music

April 23, 2010 City of Joburg Release The Soweto Gospel Choir will collaborate with seven other African musicians to produce a song highlighting the importance of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The song will be performed and released in June during the 2010 Fifa World Cup. The Millenium Development Goals were drafted nine years [...]

April 23, 2010 Elaine Articles, News 0

Choir tunes up ESPN for World Cup

Choir tunes up ESPN for World Cup

By Jack Majerus Bristol Press January 27, 2010 BRISTOL — The Soweto Gospel Choir served up gorgeous harmonies and impressive choreography to about 200 appreciative ESPN employees in the company cafeteria Wednesday. “I thought it was absolutely outstanding, spiritually moving, uplifting and inspirational,” said Ty Frison, studio director. “It kind of took me back to [...]

January 27, 2010 Elaine News, Photos 0

‘Grace’ on iTunes

‘Grace’ on iTunes

The Soweto Gospel Choir’s latest studio album Grace can now be downloaded on iTunes. Download here! [...]

January 27, 2010 Elaine News 0

Soweto Gospel Choir to perform at ESPN

Soweto Gospel Choir to perform at ESPN

By Jackie Majerus Bristol Press January 25, 2010 BRISTOL — Bringing its vocal harmonies northwestward, South Africa’s Soweto Gospel Choir is making a stop at ESPN Wednesday. The choir’s work will be some of the music featured during ESPN’s coverage of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association World Cup this summer, said Claude Mitchell, coordinating [...]

January 25, 2010 Elaine Articles, News 0

New Album: Grace

New Album: Grace

Grace is the Soweto Gospel Choir’s fourth studio album. The album was released in South Africa last year; and is now available in North America to coincide with the Choir’s North American tour beginning next week. I was lucky enough to get a copy last year and it’s an absolutely beautiful album that will not [...]

January 6, 2010 Elaine News 0

In Loving Memory: David Mulovhedzi

In Loving Memory: David Mulovhedzi

It is with a heavy heart that I share the sad news that founding choirmaster and musical director David Mulovhedzi passed away last night. He was a father figure to all members of the Soweto Gospel Choir and will be on the minds of both Choirs as they wrap up their European and Asian tours. [...]

December 20, 2009 Elaine News 9

Choir in Japan

Choir in Japan

Hi everyone, The Choir is currently touring Japan for the first time and winning over a new Japanese audience. Thanks to Shogo from the SGC Japanese Fan Club, we have a copy of their set list!  What a great set; wished I could be there in person! Look for more news and updates from the [...]

December 14, 2009 Elaine News 0

FIFA Draw Today

FIFA Draw Today

Hi everyone, The 2010 FIFA World Cup Draw is taking place today from Cape Town. The Choir is slated to perform–so be sure to tune in and watch!  You can also follow everything at FIFA.com Should be good! [...]

December 4, 2009 Elaine News 0

SGC to take part in ‘Oh Africa’ Charity Song

SGC to take part in ‘Oh Africa’ Charity Song

A small mention of the choir participating in Pepsi’s Africa-themed campaign. The soft-drinks brand is to launch a football- and Africa-themed campaign that will follow the release of a charity song, Oh Africa, in January. A global TV campaign featuring the song will launch in March, building up to the World Cup kick-off in June. [...]

November 17, 2009 Elaine News 1