Quick stop at local SPAR turned into a magical surprise performance!

Quick stop at local SPAR turned into a magical surprise performance!

A quick stop at a local SPAR to stock up on goods for a feeding scheme, turned into a surprise performance from the official Police band!


The Shap Shap team had to dash to their local SPAR in Hammarsdale to pick up more food for their feeding scheme at the community centre and to their absolute delight they got to watch an epic Police Band performance, as well as see their march against drug and alcohol abuse!

There are currently 9 main military bands currently belonging to the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), which represents the different branches of the SANDF (South African Army, South African Navy, South African Air Force, South African Military Health Service) and providing music on ceremonial occasions.

Since military bands were introduced in the country, they have played a prominent role in public and military life. Pipe bands also play an important role in South African military music, with notable pipe bands coming from the Transvaal Scottish Regiment and the South African Military Health Service. Military bands of the SANDF are also affiliated with the police bands of the South African Police Service. In addition to military music, military bands in the SANDF perform different genres, including classical, jazz, pop and light music.

And the Shap Shap team were overwhelmed with the awesomeness of the surprise performance!

Watch the video below:

Shap Shap Cinemas sets up ‘movie houses’ at schools, community centers, town halls and churches to show the material that they create.

Their goal is to educate and inspire people living even in the most remote parts of South Africa. They believe this to be a greatly innovative, progressive and promising method of educating large audiences on topics that they otherwise might never have the opportunity to learn about.

“Our primary goal is to educate and uplift these underserved communities by creating educational content in Zulu that best covers the topics that people living in these areas are interested in learning about.

By engaging with community members, we are able to identify the type of content that is most needed. We then create these educational tutorials ourselves, which allows us to record them in Zulu, giving our audiences material in their home language. Zulu is spoken by 77.8% of South Africa’s population making it the most widely spoken language in our country.”

Sources: Facebook
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