New York Celebrates Nelson Mandela


Nelson Mandela International Day of Service:  
A Day of Peace, Health and Wellness

Friday, 18 July 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Boys and Girls High School
1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11233

South African Citrus Adds Color & Hope to Nelson Mandela International Day

Harlem Mandela Day

Join Senator Bill Perkins and Imbizo H.C. 

Friday, 18 July 2014, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Adam Clayton Powell Building 
163 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027

Featuring Congressman Charles Rangel,
South African Struggle Veteran, Dr. Boji Jordan and Moli Ntuli

Performances by SAHAVO, Brown House with Vuyo Sotashe, Tuelo Minah, Tanyaradzwa, Sduduzo Ka-Mbili and more.

Footsteps of Mandela Musical Tribute

Friday, 18 July 2014, 7:00 pm
Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive at West 121st Street
New York City

to benefit the Nelson Mandela Foundation 
and the "Nothing But Nets" Program
of Simon Estes Foundation/United Nations Foundation

Footsteps of Mandela will be shot live in high-definition audio/video and streamed around the world.  The concert includes narration, video/photo montages, and original, soul-stirring music from:

  • Stan Satlins acclaimed Auratorio Americana, a large-scale production with 100 voices
  • Joel A. Martins Requiem for Peace, a full choral orchestration based on Dr. Maya Angelou's poem "Caged Bird"
  • Welcome Msomi's Drums of the World, a powerful heartbeat of drums sounding out for world peace

Special Guest Performing Artists:

  • Legendary opera singer Simon Estes and
  • Tony Award-winning Broadway actress Liz Callaway
  • South African women's a capella group Thokoza

For more information and to buy tickets please visit