Mzansi Youth Choir, founded in July 2003, provides talented and underprivileged teens and young adults (14-24) with the opportunity to perform professionally locally and internationally. The choir is made up of 45 choristers from Soweto, Johannesburg, and surrounding areas and sings a repertoire of traditional, pop, and jazz music. Mzansi, which means “south” in isiZulu, is also the township slang term for South Africa.

Widely regarded as the best show choir in South Africa, the Mzansi Youth Choir has highlights that include the One World Music Festival and M-Net Idols, Starlight Classics, The Presidential Inauguration, KKNK, The National Arts Festival, South African Music Awards, performances with the Andrea Bocellis, Josh Grobans, and Celtic Women, and performing the World Cup official song “WakaWaka” at both the Kick-Off Concert and the World Cup Final. Additionally, the choir has performed in Canada, Denmark, England, Turkey, Scotland, and Russia. Most recently, the choir performed at the International Youth Choir Festival at London’s Royal Albert Hall in April 2017, being the only African choir chosen for this prestigious global event.

The Mzansi Youth Choir made history during its recent performance on America’s Got Talent and received the first-ever group golden buzzer.

The Mzansi Youth Choir’s youthful and beautiful sound, vibrant choreography, and devotion to South African music make it a must-see experience.

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7 reasons why the mzansi youth choir is amazing

  • The Mzansi Youth Choir is an ensemble of talented and passionate young South African vocalists

  • The choir is known for performing traditional South African songs and gospel music

  • The choir has performed for audiences all over the world and has received numerous awards

  • The choir has toured with the likes of Grammy Award-winning artists, including Soweto Gospel Choir

  • The choir has released several albums and has been featured on various international media outlets

  • The choir members are dedicated to inspiring and motivating the youth of South Africa through their music

  • The choir has been featured in several iconic performances, including at the FIFA World Cup in South Africa in 2010

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