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MMeets Nelson Mandela centenary celebrations

Sun 23 Dec 2018, 11.00am–5.30pm



2018-12-23 11:00:00 2018-12-23 17:30:00 Australia/Melbourne Nelson Mandela centenary celebrations MPavilion MPAVILION

On 5 December 2013, the world lost one of its most iconic leaders and statesmen, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. To celebrate the centenary of his birth, the Nelson Mandela Day Commemorative Committee Inc. supported by the Victoria Multicultural Commission, Multicultural Arts Victoria and partners invites you to join a day of performances from The Royal Swazi Spa, R&B songwriter Soli Tesema, reggae and new soul musician Ras Jahknow, Iranian dancer Aram Khalkhali and more.

This year the NMDCC will also be marking the dawn of the UN Declaration (2019–2028) of the Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace, which starts next year and seeks to focus the world leaders on the need to “redouble efforts to pursue international peace and security, development and human rights”.

Don’t miss this special celebratory event.

“As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest” – Nelson Mandela.

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