As part of the Mzansi Youth Choir's visit to London to perform at the International Youth Choir Festival, they will be giving this free Showcase Concert.
The Mzansi Youth Choir (referred to as one of South Africa`s National Treasures) are honoured to be one of eight international choirs who have been invited to perform at the International Youth Choir Festival April 2017 which will be taking place at London’s Royal Albert Hall and Royal Festival Hall.
The Mzansi Youth Choir was established in July 2003 with the aim of affording talented, underprivileged teenagers and young adults (14-24 years) the opportunity to proficiently perform locally and abroad. The choir consists of 45 choristers from Soweto and other areas in and around Johannesburg.
The word Mzansi means south in isiZulu and is also the township slang word for South Africa. The choir’s repertoire is an exciting assortment of South African music which incorporates elements of traditional music, pop and jazz.