Nude photos of award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities have leaked online

Joan Rivers' daughter 'in denial' over her mother's condition and believes she'll pull through

Lira excited to perform for Obama

2012-12-13 10:38
 
Johannesburg - South African singer Lira is excited to perform at an inauguration ball for American president Barack Obama in January, she said on Wednesday.

"I'm very excited. I got the invite about three weeks ago," she said in Pretoria.

"The president will be present during my performance and I hope I get to meet him."

During the inauguration taking place in Washington on 21 January, Lira will perform two sets for about 200 people at the African-themed ball -one of the 10 official balls.

She said December had been a busy month and she had not had the time to think of which songs to sing.

"I kind of have to exist one week at a time... I have some ideas, but I have not really planned it, I wouldn't want to lie."

Lira and her band are expected to leave on 19 January.

The songbird was chosen from a shortlist of African musicians nominated to perform at the ball.

- SAPA

Read more on:    lira  |  barack obama  |  us  |  music  |  celebrities
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
13 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Music legend Ollie Viljoen has died at the age of 76. Read More »

South African consumers will get access to the country’s second true commercial video-on-demand (VOD) service to watch TV shows and movies. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.