Mango Groove

Mango Groove’s lead singer Claire Johnston shared a video thanking the St John’s D.S.G girls for putting on such a great show to celebrate Freedom Day.


St John’s D.S.G is a school for girls in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa celebrated the long weekend and Freedom Day by performing a dance and every single person got involved. They used the song “Dance Some More” from Mango Groove to dance along to.

They shared the video online and it was really well received. Claire Johnston, the lead singer of Mango Groove saw the video and decided to respond on behalf of the whole band.

Mango Groove is an 11 piece Afropop group that was formed in 1984 in Johannesburg, South Africa by John Leyden and fronted by lead singer Claire Johnston. They have sold more than 1.5 million albums in South Africa alone.

Claire and her pug Sam, said that the students had truly touched them and they were thoughrally impressed. She said their energy was infectious.

Once again, people have loved the video response to the Freedom Day video.

Well done st John’s. Claire I have always been a great fan of yours and mango groove x” – Sue Pousson 

“Aah such a special message from Claire well done St Johns-small school,big heart” – Lisa Walsh 

“A small school with a big heart. Heart warming to see . Great energy keep on keeping on St John’s.” – Nico Bosch 

Sources: Facebook
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