Franschhoek Wine Valley

Linden Choir at the Dutch Reformed Church in Franschhoek

The esteemed youth choir from Hoërskool Linden, in Johannesburg will be touring the Western Cape between 30 June and 11 July and is scheduled to perform in Paarl, Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Cape Town, Somerset West, Caledon, Greyton and Hermanus. Linden Choir is has been in existence for 24 years and they have entertained a multitude of audiences during this time.

They will be performing in Franschhoek in a lunch hour concert, 13:00, on 4 July at the Dutch Reformed Church, Franschhoek.
Linden Choir performs an extensive repertoire of music. When they burst into song you can expect anything from Leonard Cohen’s Alleluya to the Gloria of Vivaldi. Favourites from well-known musicals such as Les Misrables, Afrikaans folk songs and ballads and even Bohemian Rhapsody are all regularly included in their concert programmes.

Currently the choir consists of 106 members, of which, astoundingly, more than half are boys! They are in the capable hands of Duncan Fourie, their choirmaster, and are accompanied by Gert Potgieter.

In the past 22 years, the choir has won many prestigious national and provincial awards and also shown their mettle on international platforms. This year they progressed to the final round of the National Eisteddfod Association. In 2012 and 2007 Linden Choir won gold and silver medals at international choir competitions in Preveza, Greece and Prague, Chech Republic respectively.

Their musical talent has also been displayed on television programs such as Geraas, Villa Rosa and the popular magazine show Pasella. They have also released 15 CDs, both on their own and in collaboration with various talented names in the musical business.

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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

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Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861