Tributes for Mandela during Dbn July!

This follows news it could be cancelled due to Madiba’s ailing health.

Premier Dr Zweli Mkize, said: “ It will be a fitting gesture as our beloved Madiba is in the prayers of all of us globally. We all love and salute him. ”

As a tribute to Nelson Mandela, Gold Circle is to incorporate in the main race preliminaries, the observance of a 67 second period of silent prayer in respect and honour of Madiba. During this time images of the country’s great leader will be featured on the large screens at the venue.

Upon entrance to Greyville Racecourse on race day, patrons will be given a heart shaped emblem as a tribute to the Father of the Nation.

Additionally, a commemorative page has been included in the information brochure hand-out which will be made available to all patrons.

Meanwhile, the Loliwe Train is preparing to steam ahead to the gathering of mother’s of all parties in Dbn this weekend.

Launched last year by the KZN Government, its purpose is to increase tourism in the Province and also concientious the public on the use of rail transport in the country.

Loliwe will ferry invited guests from leading politicians, influential business-people to celebs and media.

It has become popular amongst Dbn July horse-race goers and all and sundry!  



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