Here's everything you need to know about Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in Johannesburg

2018-12-02 08:44
 
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Johannesburg - Want to catch all the action at Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100?

We have you covered with all the information you need to know before all the action kicks off on Sunday, 2 December at FNB Stadium.

Whether you're watching from home or going to the stadium on the day, you'll want to read this. 

HERE'S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GLOBAL CITIZEN IN JOHANNESBURG:

1. GETTING YOUR TICKETS

All tickets had to be collected from Computicket stores by 1 December. Tickets cannot be resold - any tickets found to be resold will be cancelled.

2. HERE’S WHY YOU’LL WANT TO ARRIVE EARLY

Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 will be an all-day festival full of surprises!

Doors open at 11:00 - make sure you get to the venue early to avoid long security queues and enjoy unique art installations, food, drink and much more.

Those in their seats between 12:00 and 14:00 could receive one of the hundreds of surprise ticket upgrades we will be giving away, offering some of the best views of the stage in the whole venue.

Don’t miss out! A very special and first-of-its-kind collaboration with a major artist will be kicking off the show. Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 isn't a normal concert and we don't follow the normal rules. The beginning of the event will be just as exciting as the end – get there early to avoid missing your favourite act and seeing all your hard work recognised on stage as world leaders make incredible commitments towards ending extreme poverty by 2030.

3. HOW YOU CAN GET THERE

You can get to and from FNB stadium by Metro and Rea Veya bus, Gautrain, Top 6 Taxis and Uber. Park N Ride and venue parking available. Visit Global Citizen’s FAQs for more detailed travel information.

Plan your journey carefully as there will be extensive road closures. 

Camping outside the venue/overnight is not allowed, so make sure to head off from home early on 2 December and keep an eye on to travel updates via Twitter and radio.

4. GETTING THROUGH SECURITY AND WHAT YOU CAN BRING

You can bring only bring one small bag (15 cm x 20 cm) will be allowed per person.

Do not bring food or drink, glass bottles or umbrellas and for those with standing tickets please do not bring fold-up chairs.

No professional cameras.

Plan your journey in advance, always stick with your friends, bring a battery pack for your phone and cash for food and drink.

Please bring ID if you plan to purchase alcohol.

It’s going to be hot! Dress appropriately and always stay hydrated, eat plenty of food throughout the day. Bring sunscreen and a hat!

Children between the ages of 14-18 who are not accompanied by a parent/guardian must have an emergency contact number saved under the contact name ICE, and a slip of paper with their guardian’s details in capital letters.

For full safety guidelines in Global Citizen's FAQs about what you can and can’t bring to the stadium and arrive early enough to get through security screening.

5. NOT GOING? HERE’S HOW YOU CAN TUNE IN!

Watch and listen to Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100, wherever you are in the world: Tune in at 14:00 to watch the event live anywhere in the world on YouTube and Twitter.

Alternatively tune in to SABC1 and DStv Channel 199 LIVE at 14:00.

FYI: This is why DStv will only show 25 minutes of Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s Global Citizen performance

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