Global Gift Nelson Mandela Centenary Dinner London 2018
April 24 was a magical evening in London which will be remembered for a long time. It brought together personalities from around the world to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela on what would have been his one hundredth birthday.
The fight for causes such as freedom, equality and social justice are just a few of the values that Nelson Mandela foundations and the Global Gift have in common and have been decisive in joining forces to celebrate The Global Gift Nelson Mandela Centenary Dinner.
The gala, which was presented by the well – known television presenter Bonang Matheba South Africa, took place in The Mirror Room Rosewood London, one of the most impressive places in London to enjoy fine dining experiences. The welcome cocktail was held at the Scarfes Bar, named after the famous British artist and cartoonist Gerald Scarfe and whose work adorns the walls of this sophisticated space with private club atmosphere.
During dinner, Maria Bravo said: “Madiba, as many called him and remind him affectionately, was much more than a politician, he was a person who drove much needed social change for their country and for all mankind. For Global Gift is a privilege and an honor to join forces with the foundation of this great man who so admire. “
On the red carpet at London Rosewood known personalities marched in the social and cultural landscape, such as Sinitta and singers Beverley Knight, actor Craig McGinlay, Georgia Toffolo actress & TV presenter, Shelby Tribble, Natasha Grain and Nicole Bass, among others.
In addition to the musical performances, the evening was enlivened by a charity auction in which he highlighted bid to get two VIP access to the Night of 100 words a gala that will feature the presence of former President Barack Obama on 17 July in Johannesburg. These entries were acquired by Maria Bravo and the Global Gift Ambassadors Jessica and Robert Pires. At the end of the auction, Maria Bravo and Sello Hatang, CEO of the Nelson Mandela Foundation, said the proceeds will go to a South African orphanage and Global Gift House.
The first initiative Global Gift Nelson Mandela was supported by, signature womenswear ‘I Saw It First’, the luxury car company USHER, the Rosewood London and JetSmarter private aircraft company.