We Have Faith Multi-faith Mass Rally and Concert at COP17 in Durban, 27 Nov

November 18, 2011  |  climate change, COP17, News, SAFCEI news

Kings Park Stadium, Durban

Preparations for the We Have Faith Multi-faith Mass Rally and Concert at COP17 in Durban’s Kings Park Stadium on Sunday 27 November are racing ahead. The event will be hosted by Nobel laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and is pulling support from all quarters. UNFCCC executive secretary Christiana Figueres has confirmed that she will be joining us.

Archbishop Desmond TutuOther guests include Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein, Ali Mustafa, Archbishop Makgoba, Archbishop of Sweden, Prince Buthelezi, Sister Jayanti (Bramha Kumari) Chair of COP – Minister of International Relations & Cooperation, To receive our petitions: Lewis Pugh – Human Polar bear/arctic swimmer, Braam Malherbe – endurance runner, great wall of China, storyteller extraordinaire Gcina Mholpe.

The line-up of artists includes Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Arno Carstens, Yvonne Chaka Chaka & HHP.

Tickets for the rally are free and available on the day at the gates, which open at 10pm. Music is currently scheduled (18 Nov) to begin at 12h30, and formal proceedings at 14h00. Tickets can also be collected in advance from uShaka Marine World or the Diakonia Centre.

For more info : 031 310 3512
Twitter: @havefaithactnow
Facebook: We Have Faith – Act Now for Climate Justice

Join Archbishop Tutu; Bishop Geoff Davies, Pieter-Dirk Uys,
Ela Gandhi, Prof Jonathan Jansen, Minister Pravin Gordhan; Zwelinzima Vavi
and other caring South Africans – by signing the “We Have Faith – Act Now for Climate Justice” petition!


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