Thabang Mokoena


  • Conductor and co-founder of Lesedi Show Choir (South Africa)
  • Guest conductor of Moko Choirs (Germany)
  • Guest conductor of Akoo Show Choir (Ghana)
  • Teacher of African music and dance
  • A charismatic conductor, singer and dancer with extraordinary interpersonal and intercultural skills


Thabang Mokoena attracts the most talented young people in his home township Ratanda (Gauteng). They sing, dance and drum in a spirit of togetherness. For them, Thabang is a role model showing them a positive way to life through music. Mokoena collects traditional songs, dances, rhythms and rearranges them and develops new choreographies. The Lesedis express themselves in a unique way.


Mokoena is eager to learn from old and new cultures. He travels extensively within Africa and to Europe, always with an open mind and a passion for cultural diversity.


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