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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

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

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

2017 Asia Tour: Impromptu Amazing Grace

2017 Asia Tour: Impromptu Amazing Grace

At the Kawasaki, Japan show on October 23, 2017; Shimmy asked the crowd if they wanted more during the encore and a cute old Japanese man REALLY wanted the choir to sing Amazing Grace! He starts singing and SGC joins in. What a fun, spontaneous moment! [...]

October 23, 2017 Elaine Features, Videos 0

2017 Asia Tour: Calvary Soundcheck

2017 Asia Tour: Calvary Soundcheck

The Soweto Gospel Choir perform Calvary during their soundcheck in Kawasaki, Japan on October 23, 2017. Great seeing Matshepo on the road again, leading this one! [...]

October 23, 2017 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Media: Familiar friend in Shanghai

Media: Familiar friend in Shanghai

SGC friend Jennifer Su, who the choir have performed in the past with; was in attendance at the Choir’s Shanghai show on October 21, 2017. Photos and videos shared by Jen are below. (Fun fact, the video and photos of Jen and the entire choir were shot by yours truly in the ladies’ dressing room! [...]

October 21, 2017 Elaine Photos, Videos 0

2017 Asia Tour: Workshop Hlohonolofatsa

2017 Asia Tour: Workshop Hlohonolofatsa

The Soweto Gospel Choir are currently touring Asia. First stop was Shanghai where they conducted a workshop with the students from the High School Affiliated to Fudan University (FDFZ) on October 20, 2017. Watch the Choir perform their classic Hlohonolofatsa, teach the students the dance before they perform on own! [...]

October 20, 2017 Elaine Features, Videos 0

2017 Asia Tour: Workshop Intros and Emlanjeni/Yelele

2017 Asia Tour: Workshop Intros and Emlanjeni/Yelele

The Soweto Gospel Choir are currently touring Asia. First stop was Shanghai where they conducted a workshop with the students from the High School Affiliated to Fudan University (FDFZ) on October 20, 2017. In this clip, the 20 choir members on this tour introduce themselves, Shimmy explains a bit about SGC and they sing their [...]

October 20, 2017 Elaine Features, Videos 0

Photos: Rehearsing for Asian Tour

Photos: Rehearsing for Asian Tour

Photos of the Soweto Gospel Choir rehearsing for their upcoming Asian tour on October 13, 2017. Credit: SGC social media pages [...]

October 13, 2017 Elaine Photos 0

Music Video: Mandela Medley

Music Video: Mandela Medley

Another song from their upcoming Symphonic Soweto album with Wouter Kellerman was released today in celebration of Heritage Day. [...]

September 25, 2017 Elaine Videos 0