Ihlombe! South African Choral Festival - Gugulethu - Western Cape, Gugulethu

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Ihlombe! South African Choral Festival  - Gugulethu

When: 19h00, Wednesday, 17 July 2013
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Where: JL Zwane Centre, Gugulethu, Western Cape


Classical Movements is proud to announce the fifth annual Ihlombe! South African Choral Festival, which will feature 6 international choirs and 14 South African choirs, as well as 7 workshops and cultural exchanges with renowned choral leaders in Gauteng and the Western Cape. The festival includes 9 performances that will take place in Cape Town, Bongweni Khayelitsha, Mamelodi, Pretoria, Soweto, Bonteheuwel and Gugulethu in collaboration with elite South African ensembles.

"From the opening celebration to the collaborative finale concert, the Ihlombe! festival is a force unlike any other with choirs and music from all over the world! The principle behind the Ihlombe! festival is to offer South African audiences an opportunity to hear the most diverse and exciting South African and International choral groups. All choirs will have the opportunity to participate in choral workshops with exhilarating cultural interactions from African rhythms and dancing to uniquely American! choral pieces. Each concert will feature different choirs with exciting programs and end with a South African piece learned at the workshops and conducted by leading South African conductors." ("More Than Just Music" - The Citizen)

Wednesday, July 17th at 19h00 - JL Zwane Center, NY2, Gugulethu Township

Performing: Amy Biehl Youth Choir; Thenjiwe Mgedisi - Cape Town, SA Joyful Harmonies; Monde Mdingi - Gugulethu, SA Singing Sensations Youth Choir; Dr. Hollie Hood-Mincey - Baltimore USA Women of Note; Laura Dusseljee - Bendigo, Australia

Tickets R10 each For more information and tickets: Monde Mdingi: 079 960 8342


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