Thursday 28th May 2020,
Soweto Gospel Fans

Soweto Gospel Choir sings and sways at Cahn

By Jessi Knowles and Taylor Soppe
North by Northwestern

The Soweto Gospel Choir performed in Cahn Auditorium on Tuesday night to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Northwestern’s Program of African Studies. The Choir, which was founded in 2002 in the South African township of Soweto, has won international acclaim and two Grammy Awards. They’ve also performed for Nelson Mandela, Oprah Winfrey, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and even the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Choir members featured: Shimmy Jiyane and Kevin Williams.

Songs featured: Setang Sediba.

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From the Great White North of Canada, Elaine is the owner and maintainer of SGF. Besides being a big-time Soweto Gospel Choir fan, she is passionate about world travel, technology, all sports and above all the great mangosteen fruit. Oh, and she can't sing to save her love! :)

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