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On 09 July 2019 the Free State MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation Ms. Limakatso Mahasa presented her maiden Budget Vote speech at the Fourth Raadsaal in which she stated that, “[During] this financial year we will establish our own Free State Provincial Mass Choir which is similar to the internationally acclaimed Soweto Gospel Choir.” This injunction is yet another initiative by the Department to ensure that choral music in the Free State Province is promoted and developed further.

Choristers from across the province are encouraged to attend the auditions for the Free State Mass Choir in their respective districts as follows:

Mangaung Metro:
Date: 22-23 August 2019
Venue: Civic Theatre, Bloemfontein
Time: 10:00 AM
Lejweleputswa District:
Date: 29-30 August 2019
Venue: Lejweleputswa Arts Centre, Welkom
Time: 10:00 AM
Fezile Dabi District:
Date: 05-06 September 2019
Venue: Fezile Dabi Arts Centre, Sasolburg
Time: 10:00 AM
Thabo Mofutsanyana District:
Date: 12-13 September 2019
Venue: Maluti a Phofung Multi-Purpose Centre, QwaQwa
Time: 10:00 AM

“We value choral music because of its stature in society and the role it can play in nation building, social cohesion and the preservation of our heritage. This art form can play an important role to promote moral regeneration and can be a vehicle through which we drive our message of patriotism in the province. It is important to encourage young people to cherish and take part in choral music. Choirs play a vital role in disseminating messages of unity and national pride” said MEC Limakatso Mahasa.

Your media house is invited to attend this event.

Issued by the Free State Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation (DSACR)

Tankiso Zola
Director: Communication and IT
Cell: 082 940 2392
Tel: 051 410 4735/4821