An all Black Night for Winnie Madikizela Mandela - Celebrating the life and Legacy of an Icon

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5 April 2018

The African National Congress will tomorrow host An All Black Night For Winnie Madikizela Mandela, a cultural extravaganza which see the reincarnation of the Mother of the Nation depicted through music, visual arts and poetry. The evening is aimed at demonstrating Mama Winnie's indomitable strength, her passion and her ferocious fighting spirit.

The memoirs will also serve as an ode to a fearless fighter who resuscitated the heartbeat of a nation bleeding from the throngs of oppression. Some of the expected showcases will include creations of the erstwhile protest theatre movement, bringing to the fore moments in history that also inspired the emancipation of the masses of our people and told through visual real life experiences of Mama Winnie Madikizela Mandela.

The event will unfold as follows:

Date: Friday, 6 April 2018
Venue: Newtown Music Factory (Bassline) Harry Nxumalo Street Newtown Johannesburg
Time: 18h00

Issued by the African National Congress

Pule Mabe
National Spokesperson