President Cyril Ramaphosa gives Master KG’s Jerusalema Some Love on Heritage Day.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa gives Master KG’s Jerusalema Some Love on Heritage Day.

Mzansi will dance a la mode on Heritage Day, as Master KG and Nomcebo Zikode’s hit song Jerusalema, has been given a stamp of approval by the country’s president Cyril Ramaphosa to spearhead the country’s celebrations on the day. The song continues to spark an outstanding global dance frenzy with many of us across the world participating on the #JerusalemaChallenge by sharing beautiful videos of them dancing to the song,
President Cyril Ramaphosa gives Master KG

Last night while addressing the state which is about to maneuver to alert level one, from midnight on Sunday 20 September 2020, president Ramaphosa endorsed the dance challenge and called on everyone to participate thereon during the day which celebrates our diversity.

“I urge everyone to use this public holiday as family time, to reflect on the difficult journey we’ve all traveled, to recollect those that have lost their lives, and to quietly rejoice the remarkable and diverse heritage of our nation,”

“And there are often no better thanks to celebrating of our South African-ness than joining the planet-wide phenomenon that’s spreading across the world which is that the Jerusalema dance challenge. The Jerusalema song that i really like such a lot So I urge all of you to require up this challenge on Heritage Day and show the planet what we are capable of our performers have demonstrated to the planet that we have got good music and good dance and good move, so quietly let’s celebrate our heritage,” he said.


The move to alert level 1 means there’ll be further easing of restrictions on a variety of things including gatherings. Addressing the state the president said, “Social, religious, political and other gatherings are going to be permitted, as long because the number of individuals doesn’t exceed 50% of the traditional capacity of a venue, up to a maximum of 250 people for indoor gatherings and 500 people for outdoor gatherings,” he said.

The re-opening of events means numeous artists like Master KG and Nomcebo will now be ready to enjoy incomes made on events as many artists are calling for the country to be open under the #VulaPresident. The president also said international travels for business and leisure purposes also will be permitted, which can allow artists to visit various countries, to offer the planet a taste of SA music.

Speaking to ZAlebs Nomcebo Zikode recently said the lockdown restrictions on international travels have affected her because she might be touring “It affected me tons and once I wrote Xola Moya Wam I used to be like God you’ll give me an enormous song like Jerusalema then you shutdown the planet because I want money. once I wrote Xola Moya Wam, I just cried and that I sang the song and that I told him that he must settle down because I see that he’s angry,” she said.

Jerusalema’s music video has reached quite 130 million views on YouTube and it continues to top charts across the planet.