Summary: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was perhaps, the greatest man to have born in the 21st century. He was born on July 18, 1918 and left us on December 5, 2013 at the age of ninety-five.
Nelson Mandela was the spearhead of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa. He spent 27 years in captivity between 1964 and 1990 for the revolution he headed for the rights of the black people in South Africa. He went on to become the first black president of the country and served as the head executive between 1994 and 1999. Moreover, he was the first president of the nation who was elected in a comprehensive democratic election. He also served as the President of African National Congress between 1991 and 1997. The great leader fought against poverty, suppression of black people and injustice.
Nelson Mandela Day Denver 2015
International Day for Freedom is dedicated to this great leader and philanthropist. The 97th birth anniversary of Nelson Mandela is being commemorated as the Nelson Mandela Day 2015 in Casselman’s Special Events Venue in Denver, Colorado. This remarkable event on July 17, 2015, 07:00 PM, is a collaborated effort of Rockers Movement and Inity Weekly. The event will be marked by the presence of eminent world leaders. The United Nations Organization officially declared Mandela Day in November 2009 and initiated Nelson Mandela Day celebrations from July 18, 2010. The entire global community celebrates the birth of this great anti-apartheid leader from South Africa. The celebrations send the message that every human being can bring about a positive transformation in the world, irrespective of caste, color, and creed.
The significant events
There will be several events commemorating the day, conveying the message of peace and love to the world. However, the predominant message would be Madiba’s vision of the next generation to rise against social injustices taking place in every part of the world. Nelson Mandela day is not only a celebration, but also a call to the entire global community to lead a life on a path shown by the great philanthropist, to act towards the betterment of the world. The events also include fund-raising concerts by multiple artists from every field of art. The event will also mark the completion of 20 years of South Africa’s democratic freedom.
Importance of the day
Nelson Mandela Day has a deep-rooted significance. It is just not a day of events and celebrations. It is a call to live up to the vision of a great visionary who saw the world from a different perspective. The great man sacrificed his personal life for the welfare of his countrymen. The International Day for Freedom is a chance to inspire you with the ideals of Madiba, which are free yourself, free others and serve every day. It is the time that you stand united against all evil and make the world a better place for your future generations. Rockers Movement believes in doing something for the cause of peace, love, unity and bringing about positive change in your consciousness. The support and enthusiasm shown by Rockers Movement and Inity Weekly in organizing the day dedicated to the visions of Madiba are worth appreciation and encouragement.