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#MadibaDance TikTok Challenge

The #MadibaDance TikTok Challenge is a movement to honour Nelson Mandela through dance. Participants are encouraged to participate in a dance on TikTok, spreading awareness about Mandela International Day.

Global Citizen – EP 1

Global Citizen – EP 1 is the fourteenth extended play by British rock band Coldplay and their first release under the pseudonym Los Unidades. The project was made available worldwide on 30 November 2018 featuring production by Rik Simpson and musical guests including Pharrell Williams, David Guetta, Stargate, and others. It was released as part of the lead-up to the group's performance at the "Mandela 100" Global Citizen Festival, which happened on 2 December 2018, in South Africa. All proceeds from the EP were donated to Global Citizen, an international education and advocacy organization working to catalyse the movement to end extreme poverty.

Madiba Honoured with Fresco in France: The largest Mandela mural ever

While South Africans waited with bated breath to hear the results of the May 2024 elections, a reminder of the man who symbolises democracy in South Africa and the world has taken up space gorgeously thanks to a new fresco painting in France.

In Ville de Créteil, Nelson Mandela beams in epic proportion at a height of a whopping 44 meters. Not only is the fresco the sum of talent and breathtaking detail, it is also reportedly the largest mural of Madiba in the world as the Embassy of France in South Africa shared.

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Nelson Mandela Theatre at the Joburg Theatre Complex, previously known as the Johannesburg Civic Theatre

The Mandela theatre is Joburg Theatre’s flagship auditorium. Lined with plush red seating and accommodating 1069 patrons, it boasts one of the most technically proficient stages in the Southern Hemisphere. The theatre is the main theatre that forms part of the Joburg Theatre Complex in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. It seats 1,069 people and has a stage floor that covers an area of 400m². The Mandela Theatre is known for having hosted a range of world renowned productions, hit shows, and Broadway musicals. On the 5th of December 2023 at the theatre, the Nelson Mandela Foundation honoured the 10th anniversary of Madiba’s passing and hosted the Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai as the speaker.

President Ramaphosa unveils two Mandela statues in Eastern Cape

President Cyril Ramaphosa unveils the statues in Mthatha and Qunu as part of Nelson Mandela Day celebrations. The two monuments serve as a tribute to Madiba’s enduring impact on South Africa and the world and commemorate the 67 years he dedicated to the fight against apartheid.

Handover ceremony of documentation of Dr. Nelson Mandela’s Honorary Degree Diploma at his Investiture as Doctor of Laws Soochow University, 2022.04.12, Houghton: [Set of 53 Still images]

Handover of photos of Nelson Mandela receiving an Honorary Degree Diploma by Soochow University. These photos including two certificates were handed over by Anthony Ho (Ambassador and Taiwanese representative to South Africa), Dr. Wei-ta Pan (President of Soochow University) and Director Angel Y.C.L Wu (Taiwan Foundation for Democracy) to the Chief Executive of the Foundation Sello Hatang during a handover ceremony that was held in the NMF auditorium on the 12th of April 2022.

Arends, Ethel

Opening of the Jukskei Park in Riverlea in honour of Nelson Mandela

The Nelson Mandela Foundation in partnership with Johannesburg City Parks, Zoo, Old Mutual, Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Department of Forest, Fisheries and the Environment, Green Development Foundation, Meals on Wheels Community Services South Africa, as well as Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa commemorated the 9th anniversary of struggle icon Nelson Mandela’s passing by officially opening the Jukskei Park in Riverlea, in Johannesburg. The park will also be the symbolic home for the foundation’s ‘One Million Tree Campaign’, which aims to promote environmental justice and food security, while mitigating the impact of climate change.

The score music tribute to Nelson Mandela 100 concert, 2018.07.18, Matosinhos; [Set of 175 Still images]

The score music tribute to Nelson Mandela 100 concert commemorated Nelson Mandela’s Life and Legacy, calling for people in the world over to rise up and “Take Action, Insipre Change, Make Every Day a Mandela Day”. To commemorate this historic occasion, the Nelson Mandela Music Tribute (NMMT) on 18, 19 & 20 July at Praia do Aterro, Matosinhos, Porto, Portugal benefited the Nelson Mandela Foundation and local Portuguese charities including Apela.

The event was presented by the Municipality of Matosinhos / Porto and the Embassy of South Africa together with Score Music in association with Thirty-Three Productions, Inc., which joined together to organise a fitting musical tribute to Mandela and his legacy of achieving social change through peaceful means and dialogue.

The Nelson Mandela Music Tribute, staged on the shores of Matosinhos, Porto, was a three-day benefit event celebrating the indomitable spirit of Nelson Mandela, also known as Madiba. NMMT featured a star-studded lineup of world-class musical artists, award-winning actors, and celebrated dignitaries, with 100% of the net proceeds donated to charity.

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Mandela Remembrance walk and run event in the Union Buildings, 2020.12.06, Pretoria: [Set of 255 Still images]

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In celebrating the memory and legacy of Nelson Mandela, the Gauteng City Region, City of Tshwane in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation hosted Mandela Remembrance walk and run event in the Union Buildings. The event was held virtually on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 December, with just a small number of people observing all COVID protocols and gathering at the Union Buildings to do a symbolic 6.7 kilometre walk through the streets of Tshwane in his memory and also to remember all the lives lost globally to the Coronavirus in 2020.

Dakada, Mandlenkosi

Nelson Mandela Statue unveiled in Nambule, Uganda

Nelson Mandela Statue unveiled in Nambule in front of the Mandela National Stadium, Uganda. People across Africa are embracing the chance to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life in the month of July. In Uganda, a statue of the African icon was unveiled. The statue is a half figure of the African icon wearing his famous Madiba shirt. South Africa’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr. Naledi Pandor was in Uganda for the unveiling.

South Africa and Uganda have strong ties dating back to the struggle against colonialism and apartheid. Uganda hosted and trained South African anti-apartheid activists and freedom fighters in the late 1980s. Minister Pandor described the statue as a fitting tribute to the strong relationship between the two countries.

Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu window murals in Cape Town at the Civic Centre

The murals were illustrated by Artist Linsey Levendall. His illustrations were based on photographs of the great men by Matthew Willman (Mandela) and Andrew Zuckerman (Tutu). Levendal drew some of Cape Town’s most iconic features into the pattern of Madiba’s shirt, including Bo Kaap, penguins at Boulders Beach, Table Mountain, and a minstrel at the Kaapse Klopse, and the King Protea. Archbishop Tutu’s shirt contained imagery that invoked the anti-apartheid Struggle as well as the core political values of non-racialism, freedom, togetherness, and peace.

Levendall, Linsey

Nelson Mandela message, thanking the British community for erecting the statue on Parliament square in his honour 2007.08.21: [Recorded Event]

Nelson Mandela recorded message thanking the British community for erecting a statue in his honour and British support in the fight against Apartheid. Madiba remembers a joke that he shared with the late Oliver Tambo in 1962 envisaging that one day a statue of a black person’s statue be erected Parliament square in London.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela speech at the unveiling of the Nelson Mandela statue in Parliament square, London and a recorded message for the Banquet, 2007.09.29, London: [Recorded Event]

Proceedings of Nelson Mandela speech at the unveiling of the Nelson Mandela statue in Parliament square London. Nelson Mandela addresses the crowd and there is a recorded message that is played.

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Nelson Mandela Community High School in Mount Vernon, New York

Nelson Mandela Community High School in Mount Vernon, 250 Gramatan Avenue provides high school students with the skills, qualities, and knowledge necessary to meet NYS Learning Standards, graduate from high school. It is considered as a second opportunity to earn a high school diploma and be a success in their future endeavors. Nelson Mandela Community High School features smaller class sizes, a rotating block schedule, a structured high school setting, clear goals and high expectations, a positive learning environment, personalized instruction, hands-on field experiences, high quality student-teacher interaction, strictly enforced Codes of Discipline, and a tough attendance policy.

Nelson Mandela Foundation: South African Post Office unveiling the 90th Birthday commemorative stamps, 2008.07.21, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on presentation of the birthday commemorative stamps to Nelson Mandela by Vuyo Mahlathi CEO of the South African Post Office for the 90th birthday celebration presentation was held at the Nelson Mandela Foundation

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

Address by President Nelson Mandela at the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Steve Biko's death

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Unveiling of a statue on th 20th anniversary of Steve Biko's death ; Page one of the Transcript is from the ANC Website and page two is from the South African Government Information Website and has one different and one extra paragrpah:

"A new attitude of mind and way of life are required in our efforts to change the huma

Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla [use]

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1 page of a printed desk calendar with handwritten notes covering the year of 1988. The calendar was used as a diary by Nelson Mandela while in prison and contains entries concerning matters such as visits, dreams, films, books, personal health and politics.

Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla [use]

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1 page of a printed desk calendar with handwritten notes covering the year of 1984. The calendar was used as a diary by Nelson Mandela while in prison and contains entries concerning matters such as visits, dreams, films, books, personal health and politics.

Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla [use]

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1 page of a printed desk calendar with handwritten notes covering the year of 1981. The calendar was used as a diary by Nelson Mandela while in prison and contains entries concerning matters such as visits, dreams, films, books, personal health and politics.

Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla [use]

Commemoration of the naming of Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow by the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation

A tribute video produced by the Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation to commemorate the events of the Soweto Uprising and the naming anniversary of Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow. 16 June 2021 is the 45th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising and also the 35th anniversary of the naming of Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow.

Nelson Mandela Scottish Memorial Foundation

Nelson Mandela mural unveiled in Montreal

A mural commemorating Nelson Mandela's visit to Montreal 30 years ago was unveiled in the city's Sud-Ouest borough. It was painted at the Union United Church on Delisle street one of the oldest Black congregations in Canada and the place where Mandela spoke on this trip to the city in 1990.

Egalite, Franco

Launch of Mandela Postage Stamps by the South African Post Office, 2008.07.16, Houghton: [Set of 44 Still Images]

Launch of a series of new Mandela postage stamps by the South African Post Office (SAPO). The SAPO launched the stamps to honour Nelson Mandela's legacy. Portraits of Nelson Mandela seated in front of the ‘90th birthday’ poster, shots of Mandela receiving the framed stamps and Group photos.

Willman, Matthew

Posthumous Title of Honorary Member to Nelson Mandela from UIA

On July 18th, 2018, in honour of what would have been Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday, the UIA awarded him the posthumous title of Honorary Member. The ceremony took place in the Portuguese Ministry of Justice and was hosted by the Portuguese Minister of Justice Francisca van Dunem and UIA President, Pedro Pais de Almeida.

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Plaque for Red Square (Oriental plaza)

Plaque erected near the south entrance of the Oriental Plaza. This is where the defiance campaign was launched in 1952, it was the first mass anti-apartheid campaign led by Nelson Mandela as volunteer-in chief of the African National Congress.

"My cardboard Mandela statue" created by Darrell Wakelam

"My cardboard Mandela statue" is a statue created by Darrell Wakelam for Mandela day in honour of Nelson Mandela. The project was meant to educate and motivate children in schools about the values of Nelson Mandela. Following the hashtag, #AStatueToBeProudOf on twitter, the schools nominated themselves to win the sculpture and the winner was Kelsall Primary School.

Wakelam, Darrell

Thembekile Mandela Memorial Stone Unveiling Ceremony

The Touwsrivier Heritage and Conservation Society hosted a Memorial Stone Unveiling Ceremony at the Gideon Joubert Memorial Park, Jane Street, Touwsrivier, in the honour of the personal sacrifices of the Mandela Family and to commemorate 50th anniversary since the passing away of Thembekile Mandela and others who died in a car accident just outside Touwsrivier on 13 July 1969.

Ndileka and Nandi Mandela, daughters of the late Madiba Thembekile Mandela unveiled the Memorial Stone, planted two trees near the entrance of Touwsrivier and also planted an Aloe at the accident site along the N1, while Mayor Alderman Antoinette Steyn and Deputy Mayor unveiled an information sign detailing the story surrounding the accident.

Human, Ewald

Nelson Mandela Foundation: South African Reserve bank Striking the 90th birthday Nelson Mandela R5 coin, 2008, Houghton: [Recorded Event]

Video on the proceedings of Nelson Mandela striking the first 90th birthday R5 Mandela coin. The coin was used to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela by the minister of finance Mr Trevor Manuel and the governor South African Reserve bank Mr Tito Mboweni. Achmat Dangor CEO of the NMF, in attendance Mrs Graca Machel, Zenani and Zinzdzi Mandela, Zelda La Grange, Shaun Van Heerden

Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF)

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