According to SAPA, the concert will be a combination of art forms, including song, dance, and storytelling, and will take place on Wednesday, 11 December 2013.
“Every performance will focus on capturing the current mood of the people, which is reflective, celebratory, honouring and humanising,” said artistic director Sibongile Khumalo.
The gratis concert will reportedly feature actor Jerry Mofokeng, who will start the show by telling the story of Mandela’s origins. This will be followed by numerous performances from, among others, Sipho Mabuse, Simphiwe Dana, Mak Manaka, and the Vuyani Dance Theatre, with excerpts from ‘The Rivonia Trial’ stage play interspersed.
Kicking off at 7:30pm and continuing “well into the night”, concert-goers will be seated on a first come, first serve basis.
(Crtedit:Gallo Images.Sibongile Khumalo)