‘We Are Growing 2010 Remix’ – an uplifting, upbeat remix of MARGARET SINGANA’s immortal African classic.
A 100% South African contribution to 2010 – featuring R&B artist Ryan Shields.
All the joy, the energy & the power of South Africa!
Download at Rhythm Music Store
Original version from 1986 also available at Rhythm Music Store
Legendary musician Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse is leading a drive by angry local musicians to stage a rival concert on the same night as Fifa’s World Cup kick-off celebration.
The South African delegation at MIDEM in Cannes has been discussing its plans to promote music at the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
South Africa is the country of honor at the MIDEM 2010 trade fair and conference, which will be marked at the opening night party (Jan. 24) at the Martinez, with acts including Lira, Tidal Waves and ZuluBoy. It will be followed on Monday (Jan. 25) with a tribute to the late Miriam Makeba.
Lulu Xingwana, minister of arts and culture, told a press conference audience that South Africa was “indeed humbled to be the country of honor” and had a “deep sense of pride.”
Piperjames and China’s Band mix Cape Town’s Goema sounds with Bagpipes!
And it works wonderfully.
From Martin Myers
The Rockets album includes a Welcome To Cape Town medley
Long Street’s Festival on 4th December Line-up:
12:00 – 13:20 Cultural Performers
13:30 Alistair Izobell & Band
13:55 Alistair Izobell sings Welcome to Cape Town, joined by Zakumi to welcome FIFA representatives to launch the Fan Fest project.
14:00 Fan Fest launch (with on-stage photo opportunities)
14:20 – 16:15 Cultural performers (4 acts to perform for approximately 20 minutes each )
16:20 Fancy Galada
17:00 Flat Stanley
19:00 Live draw broadcast
20:45 “Africa Unite” Segment (song produced by Cedric Samson)
22:45 Jimmy Dludlu
+/- 24:00 Wind down to END
Cultural performances will include puppets, stilt-walkers and fire-dancers.
Please note that the line-up is subject to change