Nelson Mandela 90th Birthday 46664 concert in London

Mandela's home away from home to host the annual 46664 concert for his birthday


A 46664 concert will be held in honour of Nelson Mandela in London on 27 June 2008.

The inspirational revolutionary-turned-peacemaker has long regarded London as a second home.

It was this city, under Ken Livingstone's GLC, that led the worldwide movement to free him during his twenty-seven years in captivity, and it is here that he has decided to celebrate his 90th birthday.

There are no details yet of the ticketing and line-up details, but we can expect some pulse-raising South African music, alongside some of the protest bands that took up his cause and the cause of liberty worldwide, during South Africa's long walk to freedom.

Fingers crossed for a reformed Specials AKA to sing 'Free Nelson Mandela' as a grand finale!

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