Listen: This is how you can be part of the #AnthemChallengeRSA

Listen: This is how you can be part of the #AnthemChallengeRSA

Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp chats to James Bassingthwaighte, director of the now-viral #AnthemChallengeRSA - this is how you can take part!

Listen as Elana chats to James Bassingthwaighte about the message behind the #AnthemChallengeRSA that has many South Africans feeling proud.

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Some of the country’s most talented performing artists have come together under lockdown to perform Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika to illustrate that while alone in self-isolation, we remain united as a country. 

Local celebrities Willem Botha, Corlea, Danny K, Zolani Mahola, Busiswa, Kurt Darren, Moonchild, and Yvonne Chaka Chaka have lent their talents to the cause with a much bigger vision in mind – 1,000 South Africans performing the largest-ever virtual rendition of the national anthem for the #AnthemChallengeRSA – as the country faces the unprecedented challenge of tackling and defeating COVID-19.

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Elana hopped on a call with Bassingthwaighte to discuss why he came up with this challenge and how South Africans can get involved.

Listen to their interview below:

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