President Cyril Ramaphosa has congratulated the multi-award-winning Soweto Gospel Choir for being South African heroes. The choir, in turn, presented their third Grammy Award to the President.
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The special event was held at the Market Theatre Square in Johannesburg yesterday.
Ramaphosa said: “We thought it was important we hold this event so that we can see you, honour you and celebrate you, as well as celebrate with you because of your recent achievement..."
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He praised the choir on winning an acclaimed Grammy Award. Briefly.co.za previously reported that the group scooped the Best World Music Award at the star-studded event in February for their album Freedom.
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He described the choir as being a "colourful export" and said their music inspires people and cuts across all cultural and religious boundaries. He encouraged the choir to continue to inspire the nation.
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Source: Briefly News