United Kingdom: Rockers Queen to Headline Mandela AIDS Concert
May 9, 2008
Next month in London, organizers will hold the "46664 Concert Honoring Nelson Mandela at 90." The Hyde Park event is being held to benefit the former South African president's 46664 campaign against HIV/AIDS. Mandela, now retired from public life, will make a rare appearance at the June 27 concert.
Former US President Bill Clinton, UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown, Oprah Winfrey, Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton, and actors Robert de Niro, Will Smith and Forest Whitaker are expected to attend events being held for three days leading up the concert.
Tickets for the concert cost $128 each.
Agence France Presse
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