Drakies and Amira Collaboration

By |2023-08-04T10:34:10+02:00Aug 4th, 2023|In the News, News|

Berg Air Lifestyle Centre Festival – Saturday 20 July 2023 In spite of the blistering winds which greeted the Central Berg on Saturday morning and overcast afternoon skies, the stars sparkled in the setting sun in the form of the 19-year-old Dutch Soprano, Amira Willighagen and the Drakensberg Boys Choir (DBC) in concert at the [...]

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Two Mountains Concert Tour

By |2022-03-30T09:43:24+02:00Mar 30th, 2022|In the News, News|

On Sunday 27 March, exactly two years since hard lock down was enforced in South Africa, the Drakensberg Boys Choir departed for an eleven-day ‘Two Mountains’ national concert tour. Amidst the tangible excitement, Headmaster Dave Cato addressed the boys. After a prayer, it was time to get on their way and spread some Drakie [...]

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Wagendrift Challenge

By |2022-02-11T10:18:09+02:00Feb 11th, 2022|In the News, News|

Sunday, 6th February saw the Wagendrift Challenge reinstated after two years due to the pandemic. The event is traditionally held annually at the Wagendrift Dam near Estcourt. Fifty-one Drakensberg Boys Choir School boys and ten staff members headed out to the dam at sunrise. Boys and staff were well represented in the various solo [...]

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Meet our 2022 Head Boy Nqubeko Xaba

By |2022-01-20T16:27:50+02:00Jan 20th, 2022|In the News, News|

I am Nqubeko Xaba and I’m from Pinetown in KwaZulu-Natal. I’m the Head Boy and one of the Head Choristers for 2022. I enjoy singing, swimming and spending time with my friends. My goal for this year is to be of assistance in the shaping of the juniors and all boys into polite, responsible and [...]

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International Tours

By |2021-11-13T09:52:21+02:00Oct 15th, 2021|In the News, News, Uncategorized|

Touring internationally is always our goal, and fortunately we have been able to re-enter the international scene after Covid restrictions were lifted so that we have two planned tours about to ensue. Eight boys have been selected to represent the Choir and South Africa at Expo 2020, the largest business and tourism expo in [...]

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Concert Status

By |2021-08-31T13:10:23+02:00Aug 31st, 2021|In the News, News|

In a year interrupted by Covid restrictions and lockdowns, four 2021 New Boys of the Drakensberg Boys Choir School earned their concert status. During assembly held outdoors on Tuesday 17 August, Ethan Palagangwe, Nabu Lunda, Pieter Stegen and Khumo Thubane were inducted into the Concert Choir and now join the ranks of boys who are [...]

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By |2021-04-29T14:51:22+02:00Apr 29th, 2021|In the News, News|

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award youth programme was founded in 1956 with the aim of building self-confidence and resilience in young people. Over the years it has developed into a global International Youth Programme, with well over a million participants in 130 countries. In South Africa the programme was introduced in 1983 with the [...]