Friday, June 27, 2008

Nelson Mandela Turns 90

The stars were out in fine form to help celebrate the 90th birthday of a man who se name has been synonomous with peace over the years.

A dinner was held in Nelson Mandela's honour on Wednesday in London. This dinner was just one event in a series of events to celebrate the life of this political laureate. A big outdoor concert is also scheduled for today (Friday) in Hyde Park.

The fundraising concert will be attended by an audience of exactly 46,664. 46664 was Mandela's prison number while he was imprisoned for 27 years.

Performing at the concert will be Leona Lewis, Annie Lennox and Amy Winehouse along with a host of other musicians.

Below are pictures from the arrival of celebrities at the Mandela dinner.

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