MEDIA INVITATION
 
08/01/2019
 
For Immediate Release
 
EThekwini Municipality to Introduce Mandela and Tambo Statues’ Sculptor
 
The land-scape of eThekwini Municipality is due to change dramatically. Thanks to two giant statues of world icons in the form of former President Nelson Mandela and erstwhile President of the ANC Oliver Tambo that are to be erected in Durban.
 
The statues are expected to be one of the City’s quintessential tourist attractions once unveiled later this year. This Thursday, 10 January 2019, the City will introduce a young sculptor who won the tender to craft the images of Africa’s unrivaled icons of the liberation struggle.
Possible designs for the statues will also be unveiled and eThekwini will also shed light on their location within the city.
 
Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa is expected to attend.
 
Members of the media are cordially invited to attend. The details for the media breakfast are as follows:
 
Date: 10 January 2019
Time: 08h00
Venue: Hilton Hotel
Media Enquiries: Msawakhe Mayisela on 0609664220.
 
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Issued by the eThekwini Municipality Spokesperson Msawakhe Mayisela.
 
For further information contact 031 311 4820/18.
 
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