The Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100, a response to Nelson Mandela’s call for this to be the generation to end extreme poverty, in which artists and leaders join 100 000 Global Citizens, who have taken action on the Global Citizen social advocacy platform to earn their free tickets to the festival at FNB Stadium.
Headlining acts at the festival are Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D’Banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams and Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher and Wizkid. Festival hosts include Oprah, Naomi Campbell, Bonang Matheba, Sir Bob Geldof, Gayle King, Tyler Perry and Forest Whitaker.
70 percent of tickets need to be earned (visit www.globalcitizen.org for more), and the rest of the tickets can be purchased on Computicket.
Venue: FNB Stadium, Soccer City Ave, Nasrec, Johannesburg
Cost: R1840 – R5235