If a weekend trip to Johannesburg is not on the cards, here’s your next-best plan:
Join the star-studded mix of entertainers, celebrities and notable luminaries on Sunday, 2 December at 8pm (GMT +8) LIVE on iflix.
Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 will be hosted by Trevor Noah — comedian, political commentator, actor, and host of The Daily Show – with performances by Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Chris Martin, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams, Tiwa Savage, Usher and Wizkid. With appearances by Naomi Campbell, Tyler Perry, Forest Whitaker and more.
Oprah Winfrey will deliver a special keynote address remembering Nelson Mandela and his legacy.
Since the festival’s inception in New York in 2012, Global Citizen has grown into one of the largest, most visible platforms for young people calling on world leaders to fulfill their obligations around sustainable development and end extreme poverty by 2030. This event is the culmination of Global Citizen’s Mandela 100 campaign in partnership with the House of Mandela, honouring the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in his centenary year.