OGAE R O W CD’s in VIENNA

We have decided to list the CD’s we are bringing to Vienna and some will be added before Friday – after that day nothing new can be added as it will be too late 60th ANNIVERSARY COMPILATION CD’s (6 different compilations and in total 60 covers) and 30 copies of each – total 180 (plus […]

TO THE SKY SOUTH AFRICAN COVER

Here is the cover of the TO THE SKY cover from South Africa

AFRIKAANS COVER OF BELGIUM 2010

Just in time before Eurovision 2015 is the Afrikaans cover of Belgium 2010 ME AND MY GUITAR originally sung by Tom Dice. The Afrikaans is a direct translation and is called EK EN MY KITAAR. The singer is DIVAN VAN WYK, a grade 12 pupil at Florida Hoerskool. Last year he won the school’s Idol […]

AFRIKAANS VERSION – NORWAY 2014

Here is the cover of HARTKLOP, the Afrikaans version of Norway 2014.

ANOTHER SPECIAL COMPILATION FOR VIENNA

Yes, we are really into the groove of showcasing just how many songs have been covered in South Africa and this compilation has been done on the request of some SWEDISH composers – this is to once again remind Eurovision fans that it is a SONG CONTEST and a good song can be sung by […]

DANA WINNER – COVER QUEEN TOURING SOUTH AFRICA

Dana Winner from Belgium is probably the cover queen – she has done more covers of EURO songs than any other female singer. She is in South Africa to promote her new CD and will also tour in April. Her new CD contains at least one song in Afrikaans.  

ELLEN BENEDIKTSON SURPRISE

Ellen Benediktson is one of the 7 candidates in tonight’s third semi final in Sweden. Her 2014 selection song SONGBIRD is very good and today I got confirmation that it will be covered in AFRIKAANS and production on it starts on Monday.

GHOEMA – BENOEMINGS 2015

Thanks to our member June du Toit for giving us the complete list of the 2015 Ghoema nominations. Many of the Rest of the world South African members (who are artists) are nominees. We hope several of our members win in their categories. This is in Afrikaans as only Afrikaans CD’s are eligible to be […]

KATRINA AND THE WAVES IN SOUTH AFRICA

Often an artist from Eurovision visits South Africa but the media hardly give attention to it. The latest is KATRINA AND THE WAVES who are in South Africa and I did not even know it until yesterday. They are part of a show called BACK TO THE 80’s and it is on at several of […]

KURT DARREN IN PERTH, AUSTRALIA

From our member KOHAN IKIN I made it to the Kurt Darren concert!  Only 5 minutes before it started, but it was lucky I was late, because I helped 4 gorgeous South African women on my bus find their way to the theater. (It’s really hard to find, but I know my way around because […]