Joburg’s arrangements for Nelson Mandela National Memorial Service

The City of Johannesburg pays tribute to the memory of its un-equaled resident, gallant fighter, father of the nation, the most loved and celebrated resident and Freeman of the City, Tata Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.

The City is supporting the Official Memorial Service and Funeral Arrangements as well as arranging Mourning Sites for our residents to remember and mourn our great leader.

The Official Memorial Services for the late Tata Nelson Mandela will be held at FNB Stadium. This is an international event and will be attended by mourners from all over the world.

There will be road closures around FNB Stadium and no cars will be allowed at the stadium.

In anticipating the large numbers of people who want to participate in the Official Memorial Service, the City of Joburg will be providing live feed from the FNB Stadium to Ellis Park, Orlando and Dobsonville Stadiums as well as a number of public viewing sites.

The City of Joburg has arranged parks where residents are encouraged to come during the 10 days of mourning to mourn and commemorate the life of Tata Mandela. National events including the Official Memorial Service will be broadcast on large TV screens.

The following are the mourning sites:

o Innesfree Park o Joubert Park

o Thokoza Park o Rose Park

o Orange Farm Regional o Krematart Park

o Ivory Park o Tanzania Park, Cosmo City

o Diepsloot Park o Diepsloot X-treme Park

o Orlando West Regional Park

Programmmes will be arranged at these venues on Monday 9th December 2013, Wednesday 11th December 2013, and Thursday 12th December 2013 from 15:00.

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