Lentswe, Jouberton - The North West Education and Sport Development Department ended third in the national
South African Schools Choral Eisteddfod (SASCE) competition held at Rhema Church Ministries last week.
According to Elias Malindi, department spokesperson, the North West province achieved third place in the SASCE school competitions, with seven schools in the province winning different categories and sections (African, Western, Afrikaans, Indigenous Folklore, Advocacy Rendition, Soli, Duet and Small Ensemble).
The winning school choirs include Zamukulunga Primary School in Jouberton who performed the best indigenous
song while Nkang Matlhale Secondary School’s soloist went home with a trophy after obtaining 81.67% in the Umqhubansuku repertoire.
Other schools that participated were Reoleboge Special School (Moruleng Village), Moedwil Secondary School (Kgetleng River), Pule Leeuw (Huhudi, Vryburg) and Reabona Secondary School (Tswelelang Township, Wolmaranstad). The North West Education and Sport Development MEC Maphefo Matsemela could not hide her excitement about the province’s achievement.
“This is the best achievement in the 15 years of South African Schools Choral Eisteddfod.
“The North West province’s performance was the best; all our schools did us proud. I believe this 2015 achievement will inspire other schools to achieve more in coming years. I would like to thank all teachers who put their time away to guide our learners,”