Cape Town-131211-People in the crowd get caught up in the spirit of the event at the memorial event for Nelson Mandela at the Cape Town Stadium. Picture Jefrrey Abrahams
Cape Town-131211-People in the crowd get caught up in the spirit of the event at the memorial event for Nelson Mandela at the Cape Town Stadium. Picture Jefrrey Abrahams
Cape Town-131211-Freshly Gound on stage at the memorial event for Nelson Mandela at the Cape Town Stadium. Picture Jefrrey Abrahams
Cape Town-131211-Freshly Gound on stage at the memorial event for Nelson Mandela at the Cape Town Stadium. Picture Jefrrey Abrahams
131211. Cape Town. Former Springbok Captain Francois Pienaar at the Cape Town Stadium adressing the crowds who came to celebrate Nelson Mandela's life.Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
131211. Cape Town. Former Springbok Captain Francois Pienaar at the Cape Town Stadium adressing the crowds who came to celebrate Nelson Mandela's life.Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
Cape Town-131211-People sing and dance at the memorial event for Nelson Mandela at the Cape Town Stadium. Picture Jefrrey Abrahams
Cape Town-131211-People sing and dance at the memorial event for Nelson Mandela at the Cape Town Stadium. Picture Jefrrey Abrahams
Cape Town - 131211 - Thousands of people flocked to the Cape Town stadium to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela. Pictured is Nongezeleli Mtuzula. Picture: David Ritchie
Cape Town - 131211 - Thousands of people flocked to the Cape Town stadium to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela. Pictured is Nongezeleli Mtuzula. Picture: David Ritchie
131211. Cape Town. Thousands of people gathered in the Cape Town Stadium to celebrate Nelson Mandela's life. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
131211. Cape Town. Thousands of people gathered in the Cape Town Stadium to celebrate Nelson Mandela's life. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
Cape Town - 131211 - Thousands of people flocked to the Cape Town stadium to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela. Pictured is Annie Lennox. Picture: David Ritchie
Cape Town - 131211 - Thousands of people flocked to the Cape Town stadium to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela. Pictured is Annie Lennox. Picture: David Ritchie
Cape Town - 131211 - Thousands of people flocked to the Cape Town stadium to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela. Pictured is Helen Zille. Picture: David Ritchie
Cape Town - 131211 - Thousands of people flocked to the Cape Town stadium to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela. Pictured is Helen Zille. Picture: David Ritchie
Cape Town - 131211 - Thousands of people flocked to the Cape Town stadium to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela. Pictured is Patricia De Lille, Marius Fransman and Trevor Manuel meeting the crowd. Picture: David Ritchie
Cape Town - 131211 - Thousands of people flocked to the Cape Town stadium to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela. Pictured is Patricia De Lille, Marius Fransman and Trevor Manuel meeting the crowd. Picture: David Ritchie
Cape Town - 131211 - Thousands of people flocked to the Cape Town stadium to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela. Pictured is Mighty Williamson who got a tattoo of Nelson Mandela. Picture: David Ritchie
Cape Town - 131211 - Thousands of people flocked to the Cape Town stadium to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela. Pictured is Mighty Williamson who got a tattoo of Nelson Mandela. Picture: David Ritchie
Cape Town-11-12-13 Trevor Manual at the Stadium to celebrate the Life of a Legend Nelson Mandela.pictures Ayanda Ndamane reporter Nathan Adam
Cape Town-11-12-13 Trevor Manual at the Stadium to celebrate the Life of a Legend Nelson Mandela.pictures Ayanda Ndamane reporter Nathan Adam
People kept the Madiba spirit alive during his memorial concert at Cape Town Stadium. Photo: Independent Newspapers
People kept the Madiba spirit alive during his memorial concert at Cape Town Stadium. Photo: Independent Newspapers
Cape Town-11-12-13 Patricia De Lille with a Mandela tatu Stadium to celebrate the Life of a Legend Nelson Mandela.pictures Ayanda Ndamane reporter Nathan Adam
Cape Town-11-12-13 Patricia De Lille with a Mandela tatu Stadium to celebrate the Life of a Legend Nelson Mandela.pictures Ayanda Ndamane reporter Nathan Adam
Cape Town-11-12-13People singing the National Anthem at the Cape Town Stadium
Cape Town-11-12-13People singing the National Anthem at the Cape Town Stadium
Cape Town-131211- The Cape Town Fan Walk and Grand Parade was full of life, as the City of Cape Town invites the public to pay tribute to the life of the late Nelson Mandela at a free Cape Town Stadium ceremony featuring international star Annie Lennox as well as famed local acts Freshlyground, Johnny Clegg and Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Wednesday, 11 December 2013. The commemorative concert starts at 4pm (doors open at 2pm) and runs until 11pm. Photo: Ross Jansen
Cape Town-131211- The Cape Town Fan Walk and Grand Parade was full of life, as the City of Cape Town invites the public to pay tribute to the life of the late Nelson Mandela at a free Cape Town Stadium ceremony featuring international star Annie Lennox as well as famed local acts Freshlyground, Johnny Clegg and Ladysmith Black Mambazo on Wednesday, 11 December 2013. The commemorative concert starts at 4pm (doors open at 2pm) and runs until 11pm. Photo: Ross Jansen
131211. Cape Town. Thousands of people gathered in the Cape Town Stadium to celebrate Nelson Mandela's life. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
131211. Cape Town. Thousands of people gathered in the Cape Town Stadium to celebrate Nelson Mandela's life. Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
131211. Cape Town. Thousand of people singing the South African National Anthem at the Cape Town Stadium where they gathered to celbrate Nelson Mandela's Life. .Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
131211. Cape Town. Thousand of people singing the South African National Anthem at the Cape Town Stadium where they gathered to celbrate Nelson Mandela's Life. .Picture Henk Kruger/Cape Argus
Cape Town. 131211. Fanwalk crowd moves to Nelson Mandelas Cape Town memorial/concert. Reporter Xolani Koyana. Picture COURTNEY AFRICA
Cape Town. 131211. Fanwalk crowd moves to Nelson Mandelas Cape Town memorial/concert. Reporter Xolani Koyana. Picture COURTNEY AFRICA
Cape Town. 131211. Denise Fortuin cheers along with the crowd at Nelson Mandelas Cape Town memorial/concert. Reporter Xolani Koyana. Picture COURTNEY AFRICA
Cape Town. 131211. Denise Fortuin cheers along with the crowd at Nelson Mandelas Cape Town memorial/concert. Reporter Xolani Koyana. Picture COURTNEY AFRICA

Thousands packed Cape Town Stadium for the Nelson Mandela: a life celebrated event.

The concert has been hailed as one of the best concerts ever staged at the stadium.