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For 100. Birthday of Nelson Mandela was no trouble too great: The American singer Beyoncé and other international pop stars honored on Sunday, the 2013 late Ant

Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé and other Stars sang songs in memory of Nelson Mandela

For 100. Birthday of Nelson Mandela was no trouble too great: The American singer Beyoncé and other international pop stars honored on Sunday, the 2013 late Ant

Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé and other Stars sang songs in memory of Nelson Mandela

For 100. Birthday of Nelson Mandela was no trouble too great: The American singer Beyoncé and other international pop stars honored on Sunday, the 2013 late Anti-Apartheid icon with a concert in South Africa. They acted in memory of the former South African President in the part of this year's Global Citizen festival in Johannesburg in front of thousands of spectators. The U.S. TV presenter Oprah Winfrey was hostess of the Evening, of the "appeal to the heart" of humanity.

in addition to Beyoncé, whose husband Jay-Z, the British singer Ed Sheeran, Coldplay singer Chris Martin and US pop star Pharrell Williams have occurred. Under the South African Stars Trevor Noah and Bonang Matheba. The Festival was the culmination of a series of events on 18. July 1918-born Mandela.

95.000 viewers Nelson Mandela

celebrated by thousands of Fans were already came hours before the start of the concert in the almost 95,000-seat stadium in Johannesburg. They had, as at the Global Citizen Festival, usual, free cards for her political and social commitment.

South Africa 100. Birthday of Nelson Mandela - what remains of the Revolution? REUTERS

The movement Global Citizen, committed to the fight against poverty.

presenter Winfrey praised Mandela's "kindness and integrity". The former President of South Africa was her "favorite mentor". On the stage is also Mandela's grandson, Ndaba Mandela, and the widow Graça languages Machal. Ndaba Mandela called the music fans: "do not Think that this is just a music festival. It is an appeal to the heart and spirit of humanity all over the world."

"Beautiful reminder of his values,"

The spectators were enthralled. You have loved the performances of the Stars"," said the 23-year-old Nokthula Khuzwayo. "I am very happy to see Beyoncé and the group of well-known artists who have come to South Africa to stand on the stage," said the 23-year-old Ano Shonhiwa. "It's nice to see this beautiful reminder of the values of Mandela."

The longtime Anti-Apartheid fighter, Mandela was elected in 1994 as the first Black President of South Africa. He died on 5. December 2013 at the age of 95 years.

sve / DPA

Publish Date : 04 Aralık 2018 Salı 20:03

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