City to Screen Madiba's National Memorial Service on the Grand Parade | Western Cape Government



City to Screen Madiba's National Memorial Service on the Grand Parade

9 December 2013

The City of Cape Town will screen the national memorial service for the late Nelson Mandela on the Grand Parade so that all those in Cape Town can come together to mourn Tata Madiba.

After the screening, choirs and poets will pay homage to the former president, with jazz music by Mike Campbell forming the backdrop to a series of moving tributes.

There will be performances by Afro-Jazz icon Jimmy Dludlu; the ‘feisty diva’ Sarah Theron; and traditional Langa artist Fancy Galada.

Date: Tuesday 10 December 2013

Time: 11:00

Venue: Grand Parade, Darling Street, Cape Town

All accredited media are welcome to attend.

Note to editors

The City of Cape Town has set up a dedicated Media Centre for all accredited journalists at the City Hall on the Grand Parade in Darling Street. Members of the media are welcome to use this media centre as a base from which to work.

Media can obtain accreditation at the City Library/Drill Hall on Buitenkant Street near the City Hall, between 09:00 and 16:00 this week (except Wednesday). From here, they will be directed to the Media Centre in the City Hall.

In addition, the Media Centre will serve as a venue for media briefings which will be announced ahead of the time.

Please note that there is a separate accreditation process for the stadium event, which will be communicated ahead of the time.

For more information please:

Media Enquiries: 

Priya Reddy 
Media Manager: City of Cape Town
Cell: 084 549 3935

Solly Malatsi
Spokesperson for the Executive Mayor
Cell: 083 943 1449