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Photos: Celebration Of Nelson Mandela’s Life

Photos: Celebration Of Nelson Mandela’s Life

On Sunday [Dec 15] people of all ages came together for the National Celebration of the Life of Nelson Mandela held at City Hall, which served to celebrate the life and legacy of human rights icon Nelson Mandela, who died earlier this month at age 95. The event was a collaboration of variety of organizations, and performers and speakers included the... Read more of this article

15 Videos: Celebration Of Nelson Mandela’s Life

15 Videos: Celebration Of Nelson Mandela’s Life

Yesterday [Dec 15] dozens of performers and speakers came together for the National Celebration of the Life of Nelson Mandela at City Hall, which served to celebrate the life and legacy of human rights icon Nelson Mandela, who died earlier this month at age 95.The event was a collaboration of variety of organizations, and performers and speakers included... Read more of this article

Today: Celebrate Mandela & Old Town Christmas

Today: Celebrate Mandela & Old Town Christmas

Justin Smith, Tony Brannon, Desta Zion Caisey, In Motion School of Dance and African dancers will all take the stage at City Hall today [Dec 15] as the island pays tribute to one of the greatest human rights icons of our time. A collaboration of variety of organizations, the National Celebration of the Life of Nelson Mandela will be held at 4pm, and... Read more of this article

Nelson Mandela Laid To Rest In South Africa

Nelson Mandela Laid To Rest In South Africa

After days of mourning, Nelson Mandela was laid to rest today [Dec 15] in his native South Africa, with thousands attending to pay their final respects to a man who is considered the father of South Africa’s democracy. CNN reported that tribal leaders clad in animal skins joined dignitaries in dark suits at the grave site overlooking the rolling... Read more of this article

Tributes Paid To Mandela At Church Service

Tributes Paid To Mandela At Church Service

Tributes were paid to the late Nelson Mandela earlier today [Dec 14] at a service held at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Hamilton. Governor George Fergusson, Deputt Premier Michael Dunkley and Rev. Musa Daba, a South African resident of Bermuda, all addressed those gathered. Minister Dunkley said, “In the days since the passing of Nelson... Read more of this article

Candlelight Vigil For Nelson Mandela Tonight

Candlelight Vigil For Nelson Mandela Tonight

[Updated] Preceding Sunday’s ‘National Celebration Of The Life Of Mandela,’ the Chewstick Foundation will be holding a candle light vigil in front of their mural of Nelson Mandela this evening [Dec 13], as a reflection of the power of reconciliation. The vigil will take place this evening [Dec 13] at 5.30pm for 27 minutes, marking... Read more of this article

National Celebration Of The Life Of Mandela

National Celebration Of The Life Of Mandela

Bermuda is joining the global community in staging a National Celebration of the Life of Nelson Mandela at City Hall on Sunday, December 15 at 4.00pm. The event is a collaboration of variety of organizations and will include contributions from both the Premier Craig Cannonier, and the Opposition Leader Marc Bean. A spokesperson said, “While Madiba’s... Read more of this article

Nelson Mandela Mural Painted On Court Street

Nelson Mandela Mural Painted On Court Street

[Updated] This evening [Dec 10] the Chewstick Foundation will be completing a Nelson Mandela tribute mural on the Court Street wall of their facility which is located on the corner of Elliot Street and Court Street. It will be a continuation of their Community Art Program, which sees a new mural completed every three to four months, this time as a tribute... Read more of this article

Live Video Stream: Nelson Mandela’s Memorial

Live Video Stream: Nelson Mandela’s Memorial

[Updated] The eyes of the world are on South Africa today [Dec 10] as the nation pays tribute to the father of their democracy, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Considered a hero around the world, Mr. Mandela suffered through 27 years of imprisonment at the hands of the racist apartheid regime, before going on to become the first President elected under all... Read more of this article

Condolence Book Available At Cabinet Office

Condolence Book Available At Cabinet Office

In honour of the late Nelson Mandela, a Condolence book is available for signing at the Cabinet Office and this morning [Dec 9] both Premier Craig Cannonier and Deputy Opposition Leader Derrick Burgess wrote messages of tribute to Mr. Mandela. Members of the public who wish to pay their respects by signing the book can visit the Cabinet Office today... Read more of this article

Story Of Nelson Mandela’s Life Airing On CITV

Story Of Nelson Mandela’s Life Airing On CITV

CITV — the Government’s television station — has produced a half hour documentary about the life and legacy of the late Nelson Mandela, who passed away yesterday at the age of 95-years-old. The programme chronicles Mr. Mandela’s life as a young boy growing up in the small village of the Thembu tribe in South Africa, his struggle and... Read more of this article

Mandela: Flags At Half Mast, Condolence Book

Mandela: Flags At Half Mast, Condolence Book

[Updated] The Cabinet Office announced today that in tribute to the late Nelson Mandela, Bermuda Flags on all Government buildings will be flown at half-mast today and on the day of Mr. Mandela’s funeral. Additionally, a Condolence Book will be available for signing at the Cabinet Office between the hours of 10.00 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. from Monday December... Read more of this article

Tony Brannon’s Song “Free” Inspired By Mandela

Tony Brannon’s Song “Free” Inspired By Mandela

Nelson Mandela’s long incarceration sparked years of worldwide attention, and his release from prison after 27 years was broadcast around the globe, with millions tuned in including countless Bermudians. Among them was local entertainer Tony Brannon who recalled being inspired to write a song while watching Nelson Mandela walk free. Last night... Read more of this article