The celebrations will be huge. There are over 20 official events planned but the biggest will be the 46664 90th Birthday Concert at Hyde Park in London, hosted by Hollywood actor Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith. Queen stars Brian May and Roger Taylor, Annie Lennox and British rockers Keane are rumoured to be among the acts while U2, The Spice Girls and Sir Paul MCCartney have also been approached to take part. This will take place on June 27.
Hachette Livre have the authorised biography, Mandela The Authorised Portrait, which was penned by two of his closest friends, Mac Maharaj & Ahmed Kathrada and published in October 2006.