MDANTSANE Gospel Choir (MGC) hosts its fourth annual Extraordinary live gospel show at the Guild Theatre on Saturday.
MGC founder, Luckie Shongwe, said the choir would be launching its branded clothing items at the show. The event starts at 2pm, and the entry fee is R100 for a general ticket and R200 for VIP..
We have invited government stakeholders, church leaders and business owners, as we want to showcase our talent. and the product we have for the community of Mdantsane and globally.
The MGC was established formed on February 23 2013 through process of hosting auditions for the community at large for them to participate in.
The choir is managed by MGC Foundation and Xpoxure Production, under the leadership and founder of Shongwe, together with co-founder Lusizo Kango-Nombitha. Both are well versed in the finer points of the vested with experience in the music industry.
“The MGC official launch concept derives from establishing that music as form of art is well received in the underprivileged communities, and serves as a beacon of hope to poverty-stricken regions throughout the country. Therefore, an opportunity for community and economic development through Mdantsane Brand Exist,” Shongwe said.
Shongwe said the event was a pre-celebration for achieving five years of being in the music industry.
“The aim is to fundraise for our actual celebration that will be either held at The Venue or Winter Rose in Mdantsane NU13 later this year. The event is mainly sponsored by the featuring artist, as they are all performing free of charge as a token of supporting the initiative.
“MGC has performed in two of South Africa’s big events; the South African National Heritage at Sisa Dukashe Stadium in Mdantsane on September 24 2013, and on October 5 2013 – the opening gala ceremony of the South African Traditional Music Awards (Satma) at the Buffalo Park Stadium.”
Some of the featured guest artists will be Betusile Mcinga, Israel Mosehla, Godfrey Mahlagu of Tshwane Gospel Choir, Veliswa Skeyi, Ntomby Beza, Lunga Tshatshela and Lusizo Kango.