The choir from Moutse Valley in rural Limpopo performed a moving tribute to Africa that yielded a resounding round of applause from the American audience and a standing ovation from the show’s judges.
Massages have been streaming in on social media the entire morning.
Watching @ChoirAfrica’s final performance on @AGT filled me with immense pride & hope for the future. Our star always shines the brightest when we showcase who we truly are as South Africans. Wishing the #NdlovuYouthChoir the very best. In our eyes you are already winners. pic.twitter.com/x2y6CtAMoQ— Cyril Ramaphosa 🇿🇦 (@CyrilRamaphosa) September 18, 2019
Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa added: “There's no doubt that one of the greatest highlights of 2019 has been the outstanding contribution @ChoirAfrica has made in representing our country on @AGT. We wish you all the best for your finale tonight. We are behind you, go out there & shine!”
Watch: There's no doubt that one of the greatest highlights of 2019 has been the outstanding contribution @ChoirAfrica has made in representing our country on @AGT. We wish you all the best for your finale tonight. We are behind you, go out there & shine! 🇿🇦 #NdlovuYouthChoir pic.twitter.com/Iy1zuizcEF— Min. Nathi Mthethwa (@NathiMthethwaSA) September 17, 2019
Former talk show host Felicia Mabuza-Suttle, who has been closely following the choir’s journey, tweeted: “#NdlovuYouthChoir gave it their all! Its all in the hands of America to vote for #ubuntu.”
#NdlovuYouthChoir gave it their all!👏👏👏 Its all in the hands of America to vote for #ubuntu. Well do @ChoirAfrica! Great job @ralfschmitt100 @NathiMthethwaSA @CyrilRamaphosa @ArtsCultureSA pic.twitter.com/3WuiyY7rvt— Felicia Mabuza-Suttle (@Feliciamabuza) September 18, 2019
@ChoirAfrica you will never know how much happiness, pride, hope and love you have filled us South Africans with over this time! You have won either way 👏👏👏👏 #NdlovuYouthChoir #AGTFinale https://t.co/2a2ftPZ7iV— Leanne Manas (@LeanneManas) September 18, 2019
Lawyer and social media activist Tumi Sole said: “@ChoirAfrica properly shut down the finals!”
The winner of the 14th season of America’s Got Talent will be announced on Thursday, 19 September at 02:00 am South African time.
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