Mandela Day or Nelson Mandela International Day is celebrated every year on July 18, which is Mandela’s birthday. It is an annual international day to honour our hero who devoted his 67 years to the service of humanity. The day was declared by the United Nations in November 2009, this day was born when UN asks the people around the world to mark Mandela day by making a difference in their communities. Mandela day is an occasion for everyone to take action and inspire change.
Nelson Mandela Day 67 minutes: 67 Minutes for Mandela, which means Mandela spends 67 year to make the world a better place and on this day we are asking to devote your 67 minutes of your life in humanity and step towards a global movement for good– one minute for every year of Mandela’s public service.
Nelson Mandela the First President of South Africa. He was the country’s first black head of state and first elected in a fully representative democratic election. Mandela served as a president from 1994 to 1999. Mandela dedicated his life as a human rights lawyer, a prisoner of conscience, International peacemaker and the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
The message behind the Mandela day is, everyone on this day do some work to change the world for the better. Some people follow the Mandela Day Activities on this day to change the world a better a place for future generation. On this day take a glance at Mandela Quotes and share these quotes on Facebook and Whatsapp. Here are the quick facts about Nelson Mandela.
- Mandela grew up in a tiny village and he is the first member to attend the school in his family.
- He was a master of disguise and a genius at evading arrest.
- He was the first black president of South Africa and the first president to be elected in a fully representative election.
- Mandela studies law and became one of South Africa’s first black lawyers.
- He was dressed in a chauffeur’s outfit when he was finally arrested
- Mandela acts as a cameo in 1992’s Malcolm X as a teacher reciting one of the civil rights activist’s speeches.
- He won more awards than anyone in history
- It always seems impossible until it’s done.
- After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb
- To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.
- As long as poverty, injustice and gross inequality persist in our world, none of us can truly rest.
- There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.
- No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.
There are so many men and women who hold no distinctive positions but whose contribution towards the development of society has been enormous.