Saturday, July 14, 2007

South African rock star to sing Anthem

By Anele Siwa
14 July 2007

Pete Guthrie, vocalist of chart-topping South African rock group Spoonfeeddas will deliver the South African National Anthem before the start of Vodacom Tri-Nations Test between Springboks and All Blacks today.

“We are extremely proud of musicians we have in this country, so we had an opportunity of having South African musician to sing in Christchurch”, says South African Rugby event Manager Jenny Wentzel.

Wentzel added that the jumped into that opportunity and tried to find who is available because it’s not something he will be paid for.

“We found that he from Durban band and basically he paid for himself to get to Christchurch.

Guthrie says he is excited, not just because he will be performing what he believes to be the most powerful and motivating national anthem in the world, but because he is such a passionate and patriotic South African.


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