School choir competition brings out the best

2017-05-12 06:00
Nomzamo Primary choir. Photos: siphelele nketo

Nomzamo Primary choir. Photos: siphelele nketo

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SEVEN primary schools under the East Griqualand circuit participated in a choir competition at the Bhongweni Youth Centre on Wednesday.

At the event certain schools were selected to compete at district level in Umzimkhulu on May 10 and 11.

The Department of Education partnered­ with the Motsepe Foundation to host the ABC Motsepe School Choir Eisteddfod.

The competition promotes unity in diversity, national reconciliation, social transformation and social cohesion among pupils.

Chairperson of East Griqualandcircuit, Lethu Maninjwa said pupils who participate in music become disciplined.

“Judges observe the understanding of notes, voice projection and concentration before selecting the best school.

“Participating in the competition helps pupils to love school,” said Maninjwa.

Nomzamo Primary came first in the intermediate phase category for singing the English song Linden Lea and Afrikaans­ song Alibama.

Seven Fountains Primary came first for singing Jesus lamb of God.

The African song Izimpawu zomgaqo was performed by Kokstad Public­ Primary, who won.

 

SEVEN primary schools under the

East Griqualand circuit participated in a choir competition at the Bhongweni Youth Centre on Wednesday, when selected schools will compete at district level in Umzimkhulu on May 10 and 11.

The Department of Education partnered with the Motsepe Foundation to host the ABC Motsepe School Choir Eisteddfod competition among all schools.
The competition promotes unity in diversity, national reconciliation, social transformation and social cohesion among pupils.

Chairperson of East Griqualand

circuit, Lethu Maninjwa said pupils who participate in music become disciplined. “Judges observe understanding of notes, voice projection and concentration before selecting best school. Participating in the competition helps pupils to love school,” said Maninjwa.

Nomzamo

Primary

came first in the intermediate phase category for singing the English song Lindenlea and Afrikaans song Alibama.
Seven Fountains

Primary

came first for singing Jesus lamb of God.

African song Izimpawu zomgaqo was performed by Kokstad

Public

Primary, who won

.

 

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