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Beyonce, Jay-Z, Ed Sheeran to Headline Global Citizen Festival

10 July 2018, 06:42 | Elsie Buchanan

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If you happen to find yourself in Johannesburg, South Africa this December then you're there at the right time since there will be a free festival with a stacked line-up. Ticket-acquiring methods will be detailed further August 21.

THE Global Citizen Festival has confirmed that world renowned musician Beyonce Carter-Knowles will be among the artists performing at their Mandela 100 concert this year.

Beyonce, Jay-Z and Ed Sheeran will headline a special Global Citizen Festival in honor of Nelson Mandela in South Africa on December 2. Madiba was a man whose values and wisdom have left a lasting imprint on this world. The Global Citizen organisation is a movement of engaged citizens who are using their collective voice to end extreme poverty by 2030.

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The event will also celebrate Nelson Mandela's 100th posthumous birthday anniversary and call for an end to extreme poverty across the world.

Global Citizen has generated commitments and policy announcements from leaders valued at more than $37.9 billion that are set to affect the lives of more than 2.25 billion people. "Nelson Mandela deserves something special to mark his centenary", Campbell tells Vogue.

One of the performers from South Africa, Madjozi, said: "Without the sacrifices of great South Africans like Nelson Mandela, I wouldn't be able to live the life I lead today".

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Aside from the plethora of worldwide and local acts that will feature at the Global Citizen Festival, prospective punters may be interested to hear that the gig is free.

To get tickets to this first of it's kind concert, all you have to do is a good deed in the spirit of the late Mandela.

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