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Colour Photographic Print
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Keywords Nelson Mandela, president, philanthropist, 78th birthday, celebration, children living with disability, Nelson Mandela Children's Fund
Location Hilton College
Branded_id 199_129
Pixel Size 2512 x 3660
Creation_date 1996-07-17T00:00:00
Title Colour Photographic Print
Country South Africa
Royalty Free no
Dpi 600
Imported 1323334389
Model Release MR-NON
Browse_path African National Congress Digital Archive/ANC Collections/Prints/Nelson Mandela Papers/Photographs Album/Raw/ALBUM019
City Pietermaritzburg
Subcollections ALBUM019
Media Type image
Orientation portrait
Media Id 199_129
Description Seated among his guests and next to his small grandson, the President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, enjoys a circus performance in the big top tent erected for his 78th birthday celebration on the 17th July 1996 on the grounds of Hilton College near Pietermaritzburg in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. More than 2,000 children who are living with disability in disadvantaged communities have come from across the country to celebrate Madiba's birthday with him. The circus experience is a first for most of the children, as well as for the country's president! Later in the day, Nelson Mandela took the opportunity to speak to sponsors and business people gathered for the event about the importance of civil society working together to ensure that the needs of disabled children are incorporated into every programme for children. The event has the backing of the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund.
Ingestion_path African National Congress Digital Archive/ANC Collections/Prints/Nelson Mandela Papers/Photographs Album/Raw/ALBUM019
Province KwaZulu-Natal
Property Release PR-NON
Pixel_size 2512 x 3660
Royalty_free no
Model_release MR-NON
Media_type image
Media_id 199_129
Property_release PR-NON