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Education Africa - Annual International Arts and Culture Tour Education Africa - Annual International Arts and Culture Tour
When 10 gifted young girls aged 10-13 from the Alexandra township in Johannesburg visited Colourful Radio

31/03/2017 10AM | STORY | Gracie

Education Africa's annual International Arts & Culture tour brought together a group of their most talented young performers to London for a series of shows. This year, they selected 10 gifted young girls aged 10-13 from the  Alexandra township in Johannesburg.


The whole group visited Colourful Radio and told Phoebe Anibaba (on work experience) all about the tour and the charity behind it. 


For more visit: http://educationafrica.org


 

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