Captivating Nelson Mandela Tribute | 11 yr. old S. African | Botlhale Boikanyo

Recently ‘Upworthy‘ – a regularly delivered video digest of information about people and events whose motto is “Things that Matter, Pass ’em on” – featured this fabulous and heartwarming spoken word tribute to Nelson Mandela. It was crafted and performed by an 11 year old South African girl, Botlhale Boikanyo.  A young poet, with enchanting words and dance, she performed her tribute to Mandela on the South Africa’s Got Talent show.

Here is her fabulous performance and heartwarming tribute. 

Botlhale Boikanyo tribute to Nelson Mandela

Botlhale Boikanyo Performing Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Summarizing his life work, she theatrically reveals the key points of his life with historical accuracy and wit; an accurate condensation of Mandela’s influence over the years and why he has been so loved. 

Nelson Mandela a Giant for Justice

Mandela smiling
a “Giant for Justice”

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Aspiring writer, artist, musician and composer who was born and raised in the United States and has resided in several European countries. Communication is my forte; both through using various tools and in approaching people of divers backgrounds to gather information. Speak conversational - advanced intermediate - French, German and Spanish. Love interacting with people in cultural centers as much as going to remote places to learn more about the different creatures that share our planet. Love of the outdoors and of a variety of outdoor sports. Driven to learn and expand my own consciousness and understanding through curiosity and love of life. Creative skills merge with analytical ones, leading to an interest in a myriad of topics; ranging from politics, economics, science to environmental. Motivated to use my art, music and writing to support and educate people towards humane practices that support and respect all of life, including practices supporting a healthy planet.

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