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Nelson Mandela will turn 94 on 18 July 2012 ,his “Happy Birthday’ song has been released . 500 people gathered at Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton, Johannesburg for a video recording of Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday song.

The lyrics are:
“Happy birthday to you
“Happy birthday to you
“Happy birthday dear Madiba
“Happy birthday to you
“We love you Tata
“We love you Tata
“We love you dear Madiba
“Happy birthday to you”

Participating artists and celebrities include the Bala Brothers, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, the Drakensberg Boys Choir, Baby Jake Matlala, comedian Joey Rasdien, TV presenter Leanne Manas, Miss South Africa 2011, Melinda Bam and many others.

The aim was also to put together the biggest recorded crowd ever to seranade Nelson Mandella Madiba. Musicians Danny K and Kabelo will lead the singing.

South Africa declared July 18 as  Mandela Day in 2009 to honour the Nobel peace laureate, who spent 27 years in prison for fighting racist rule before becoming South Africa’s first democratically elected president in 1994.

Since then, people have been asked to spend 67 minutes doing some kind of community service on the day.

By UP

Comments

  1. mbabazi switn says:

    its the best song ever hapy birth day our African hero