Item 0003 - Special Award from the Kwaito Musicians of South Africa

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ZA COM MR-T-1-4-0003


Special Award from the Kwaito Musicians of South Africa


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Date accepted: 1996/07/10 , Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 7/12/11

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Special award presented to Mr Mandela for his contribution to the development of Kwaito Music, South Africa

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3 plaques and 3 objects mounted on transparent glass over light blue background with dark blue (with beading accents) and red matting, in gold frame with African designs.

1 plaque (blue matting with gold border) includes a gold plate that reads "Special Award."
1 plaque consists of an image with a gold border. The image is of a pair of red Converse all star shoes and an overlaid logo reading: Kwaito's Future With Us Today
1 plaque (blue matting with gold border) with gold plate reading: Presented to Dr. NR Mandela by the Kwaito Musicians of South Africa for his outstanding contribution to the development of Kwaito music

1 object consists of a small enamel emblem shaped like South Africa coloured like the South African flag
1 object consists of a CD
1 object sonsists of a small beaded South African flag

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0034

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