TRESOR Riziki leads the South African leg of the Steve Biko Foundation SA-UK Arts and Activism Programme
Johannesburg, Wednesday, 27 May 2015 – Multi-platinum award-winning songwriter and soul singer, TRESOR Riziki has been invited as the lead South African artist on the Steve Biko Foundation SA-UK Arts and Activism Programme.
The South African leg of the programme is taking place at the Steve Biko Center in King William’s Town. The programme commenced on 24 May 2015 and will end on 31 May 2015. TRESOR is currently hosting songwriting workshops which he will do so for the duration of the programme. The workshops require TRESOR to collaborate with UK artists and the emerging South African artists that study at the center.
The UK leg of the Steve Biko Foundation SA-UK Arts and Activism Programme will run from 24 August 2015 until 31 August 2015. TRESOR will feature at the UK leg by participating in similar workshops hosted by partners of the Steve Biko Foundation as well as perform at the Liverpool International Music Festival.
“We at SBF are very pleased that TRESOR accepted our invitation to participate in the SA-UK Seasons as he is a true talent. He is an accomplished musical instructor, singer & songwriter who plays 3 instruments and who has worked with some of South Africa’s leading artists. TRESOR, as well as his management Vth Season, have such a strong commitment to community development that they gladly agreed to him volunteering to work with Abelsui – the Steve Biko Centre’s performing arts corps – as well as youth in Liverpool for 2 weeks this year. In addition to being a talented artist, TRESOR’s personal story is also very inspirational and a great example to youth. From starting as a car guard to writing hits for Zahara, TRESOR has demonstrated that anything is possible” expresses Steve Biko Foundation CEO, Ms Obeneswa Amponsah.
This comes after TRESOR’s successful listening session for his upcoming album ,VII, held at Universal Music. The listening session was attended by music industry specialists, influencers and celebrities. The remarks and reactions at the listening session were testament to the talent that TRESOR is as well as to the universality of the music that he creates. Make sure to follow TRESOR on his musical journey and look out for his debut album which will be released next month.
Catch TRESOR this week:
Wednesday: Live in studio at Metro FM with Bonang Matheba at 11am (this morning)
Wednesday: Performing live at Katzy’s in Rosebank for Up and Coming
Thursday: Live in studio at Kaya FM with Bob Mabena at 8am
Sunday: Performing live at the Red Bug Session with Khuli Chana at Katzy’s
Connect with TRESOR Riziki:
Facebook: TRESOR Official (https://www.facebook.com/tresor.official1)
Twitter: @TRESOROfficial / @VthSeason
Instagram: @ TRESOROfficial