By Ayanda Dlamini | 2018-05-08
PORTUGAL, you were never ready.
Award winning songstress Symphony will tonight jet off to Lisbon Portugal, Europe where she will be representing not only the Kingdom of Eswatini but Africa for the Eurovision Song Contest.
Symphony won the AfriMusic Song Contest competition for her song ‘ Sengikhona’ last month and this lead her scooping the trip to Portugal tonight.
Yesterday the Minister of Sports, Culture and Youth Affairs David Ngcamphalala hosted an official send off for Symphony at the Ministry of Sports, Culture and Youth Affairs conference room which was attended by Swaziland National Council of Arts and Culture (SNCAC) CEO Stanley Dlamini, Symphony’s Manager Buyile Cele and media representatives.
The minister congratulated the singer and advised her to show some respect as the country is well known for its reverence. The minister mentioned that Symphony’s trip to Portugal will also boost tourism in the country as she will be showcasing the culture of Eswatini.
“As the government of Eswatini, we are very pleased to see our very own artists spreading their wings and being internationally recognised. This shows growth not only in the industry but to the country as a whole,” briefly said the minister.
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