Since it’s announcement the Global Citizen Festival was announced a few months ago – it has been the buzz word on everyone’s lips, with South African’s getting hands on and involved in their communities to make a change – and possibly be one of the very few lucky people to get to attend this high profile event and concert, featuring some of the biggest names in the industry.

Today – Saturday 29th September – Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe, Patrice Motsepe, Sho Madjozi, Zakes and Nandi Madida, Bonang Matheba, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka will join South African Ministers Radebe and Sisulu at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, New York.

The event will be taking place in Central Park, and South African’ can watch notable addresses by Minister Lindiwe Sisulu and Minister Jeff Radebe, Dr. Precious & Patrice Motsepe, live.

They will appear on the stage at the Great Lawn in Central Park alongside world leaders, musical artists and activists, where the legacy of Nelson Mandela will be honoured in his centenary year.

With 60 000 Global Citizens gathered in Central Park and millions tuning in from across the globe, South Africans can expect to be part of the show with a special  live intro to Johannesburg from New York and headlining performances on stage at the Festival by local artists alongside The Weeknd, Janet Jackson, Shawn Mendes, Cardi B & Janelle Monáe and a special Guest performance by John Legend.

The Festival can be livestreamed exclusively on Channel24.co.za or YouTube and Twitter, presented by Johnson & Johnson on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 22h00 – 04h00.

The Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 will be presented and hosted by our Major Partner The Motsepe Foundation, with major partners, Johnson & Johnson, Cisco, Nedbank, Vodacom, Big Concerts, House of Mandela, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Goalkeepers, Eldridge Industries, and Associate Partner, HP

Find out more about The Global Citizen movement and event here... #BeTheGeneration

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