With just over a month left till the biggest Gospel event of the year, festival organisers are delighted to announce a new feature to the line- up. The Standard Bank Two Hours of Golden Worship which will be championed by Bishop Benjamin Dube and Dr Tumi.
“We are always looking for ways to make our show different and give fans a truly unique experience, and I can assure you audiences are in for a treat when the two esteemed gospel artists take the stage on the 2nd of November” Says Thulani Sicongwana.
Dr Tumi is multi award winning and multi-platinum selling gospel artist and a seasoned minister of song he is also a producer, songwriter, instrumentalist and vocalist, who started off his music career in Sunday school decades ago. He then went on to be a lead singer for award winning gospel group – Intense.
In 2012 he won Best RnB Gospel Award at the SABC Crown Gospel Music Awards, where he was also nominated in four categories for his album Heart of a King. He has just released his latest live offering called Love and Grace, a 15-track album packed with fresh new songs that he all wrote and produced. The album has reached gold status within two months of its release.
With him on stage is Bishop Benjamin Dube music ministerial visionary, anointed songwriter, singer, music producer, mentor/father and pastor to many musicians and an inspiration to secular artists in South Africa. A Gospel legend of Africa with over more than 20 albums.
He is the founder and CEO of High Praise Centre in Boksburg, Johannesburg: a non-profit organization that addresses the spiritual needs of men, women and children. He is the owner of Dube Connection. At the 2009 Crown Gospel Music Awards Bishop Benjamin Dube was awarded the Best Male Artist and received a Lifetime Achievement Award. One Gospel TV show has also honoured him with two awards Gospel Legend Award and the Best Contemporary Artist.
The Inaugural All White Gospel Talent search took place and after long and very Intense two days of auditions, a young lady who hails from eTwatwa, Daveyton in Ekurhuleni Ntokozo Dube has won herself a non-cash prize of R150 000.00, that includes a recording deal, she will also join many of the greats on stage at the main event.
Festival goers can look forward to enjoying a spirt- filled day of praise from 10am. Tickets are on sale at Computicket No Alcohol will be allowed inside the venue.
A Food Court will be available on the day and those wishing to purchase food and drinks during the event.
Date: 2 November 2019
Venue: Carnival City Festival Lawns
Bishop Benjamin Dube
Golden Circle: R350
For more information: www.allwhitegospelpicnic.com