FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
8 August 2023
GO!DURBAN WINS BIG AT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
The City congratulates the Go!Durban Academy students who won two categories at the World Championship of the Performing Arts held in Los Angeles recently.
The team won the Senior Grand Champions of the World for Group Vocal 2023 and the Senior Grand Champions of the World for Group Dance 2023 categories.
They bring home 51 gold medals and 18 silver medals. They competed against participants from 70 countries and made South Africa proud.
The young stars come from different schools including Mqhawe High School, JG Zuma High School, Northmead Secondary School, Crystal Point Secondary, and Mvaba High School.
The GO!Durban Academy unearths and nurtures talent from the City’s most vulnerable communities, providing them with tools that foster confident, authentic, creative and environmentally aware future leaders.
The team will be arriving in Durban on 9 August. The City is extremely proud of their achievements.
Issued by the eThekwini Municipality’s Communications Unit.