Watch: South African choir breaks out in song on grounded airplane!

A South African choir calmed an entire airplane down after passengers were grounded due to bad weather.

 

Johannesburg, South Africa – Passengers grounded in Johannesburg while en route to Mexico, were all surprised with an impromptu performance from a fantastic South African choir who happened to be on board.

Kristoffer Greyling, one of the passengers, caught the performance on camera and shared it with his Facebook followers.

“So we are stuck on the runway for over an hour and a half, having to refuel and await a decision as to which route to fly (or something) because winds keep changing.

I honestly don’t know what’s happening… and then this happens!

This choir has been an absolute blessing. I freaking love my country!!! So beautiful. I am so touched.”

Turns out the choir who calmed the airplane down was in fact, the Ndlovu Youth Choir – a group of young people from the Ndlovu Care Group in the rural village of Moutse, Limpopo.

Ndlovu Care Group was founded in 1994 by Dutch doctor, Dr. Hugo Templeman, and provides innovative healthcare, childcare, education and community development.

But since its inception in 2009, the choir has profoundly affected the lives of the choristers and demonstrates the potential of any human being to achieve excellence no matter their background, education or place of birth. From its humble beginnings as an after-school activity the choir has evolved into a truly outstanding professional ensemble.

“The fact that you were born in a place of poverty, does not make you poor. You are always able to uplift yourself, especially when excellence is offered to you, and programmes like the Ndlovu Youth Choir provide an opportunity for these young people to express themselves and give them a voice that perhaps they didn’t know they had.”

The choir has taken these young South Africans from the rural streets of Moutse, to national stages to show off their amazing talents! It has also given them a loud and powerful voice… one that is giving them hope and taking them to incredible heights.

Watch the clip below:

So we are stuck on the runway for over an hour and a half, having to refuel and await a decision as to which route to fly (or something) because winds keep changing (I honestly don’t know what’s happening) … and then this happens! This choir has been an absolute blessing. I freaking love my country!!! So beautiful. I am so touched. #proudlysouthafrican

Posted by Kristoffer Greyling on Friday, 19 April 2019


Sources: Facebook 
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