Be Part Of These Nelson Mandela Day Events

Thanks to his visionary humanitarian efforts and enormous heart, Tata Madiba and Mandela Day is celebrated not only in South Africa but worldwide. In honour of his life and love, we encourage everyone to partake in an event for good on 18 July. 

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Acts Of Love Volunteer Mandela Day Project

Date: Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 08:00

Roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty! In less than two weeks Acts of Love SA will be painting, cleaning and repairing a place of safety for abused kids in Midrand. Donate towards paint, renovation supplies and other household items that the facility needs or register to join their volunteer team on the day by clicking here!

Acts Of Love Volunteer Mandela Day Project Project

Mandela Day At CLAW

Date: Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at 10:00 – 15:00

Fur babies also need love, so if you’re an animal lover, come share an experience with the CLAW team, in the spirit of Nelson Mandela Day. Projects that you can get involved in include a community garden, outreach programmes and general refresh of kennel and run areas. Entrance is free. Click here to see more information on this event. See you there!


Mandela Day 2018 Lock In Your Heart At Woodrock

Date: Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at 09:00 – 15:00

Everybody needs to feel the love, and Mandela Day is the perfect chance to remind us that we should be sharing this daily. Come make a commitment to animal welfare and let your heart be locked in by these cute furry friends. Click here to find out more about the event.

Leading US Orchestra To Tour SA With Music For Mandela

Date: Friday, 17 August 2018 at 19:00

We love to see the spirit of Mandela Day continuing year-round! This August, in celebration of Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, the globally acclaimed American Minnesota Orchestra will be making their way to South Africa to grace us with an amazing concert at the historically significant Regina Mundi Roman Catholic Church. For information on this event, click here

Melrose Arch Blood Drive For Mandela Day

Date: Wednesday, 04 July 2018 – Wednesday, 18 July 2018.

Are you ready to create many more tomorrows for someone in need? That’s indeed the spirit of Mandela Day after all, right? Meaningful acts of kindness. So, who is ready to donate some blood as their act of kindness this Mandela Day? Join the Melrose Arch Blood Drive to make a difference. Trust us, blood donations do not go unnoticed. You might not realise it, but you become a lifesaver to those in need of blood. For more information on this event click here!

The 16th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture

Date: Tuesday, 17 July 2018 at 09:00 – 12:00

The 2018 Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, supported by the Motsepe Foundation, is to be delivered by former US President Barack Obama in Johannesburg on the 17th July 2018 at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium. Applications for members of the general public to attend will be open from Monday 28 May, so stay posted on their website For more info on this event, click here!

Mandela100 – The Exhibition Opening Evening

Date: Thursday, 05 July 2018 at 18:30 – 21:00

The Mandela100 Exhibition is commemorating Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday by showcasing rarely seen historical images, invaluable archival documents and letters written to Mandela by children of all ages. It is a collaboration between the Nelson Mandela Foundation and FotoZA Gallery and will be held at the FotoZA Gallery at Rosebank Mall. The images and documents are provided by:

  • Baileys African History Archives,
  • Cloete Breytenbach,
  • International Institute for Social History,
  • Mayibuye Archives,
  • National Archives of South Africa,
  • National Archives of the Netherlands,
  • Nelson Mandela Foundation, University of Dundee.

For more information on this event click here!

Mandela100 The Exhibition Opening Evening

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