Item 0963 - Queen's Baton Relay from Queen Elizabeth II to symbolise the return of South Africa into the Commonwealth of Nations and in particular the country’s participation in the Commonwealth Games in Canada after absence of 36 years

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2019-2-7-1-0963

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Queen's Baton Relay from Queen Elizabeth II to symbolise the return of South Africa into the Commonwealth of Nations and in particular the country’s participation in the Commonwealth Games in Canada after absence of 36 years

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  • 20 June 1994 (Creation)

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Awards related to Arts, Culture and Sports

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Source: Media reports

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The Relay is similar to the Olympic Torch and holds a secret message from Queen Elizabeth II and serves as a unifying symbol to the people of the Commonwealth

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Nelson Mandela Tributes Database: T00174

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