<div class="ExternalClassFCB9F325EE5B43A3807F80B0689812B7"><p>​</p><div class="ExternalClass816E2A0EDCA74908AF394A9317C5C9F4"><p>The V&A Waterfront joins all South Africans in mourning the passing of Nelson Mandela. Along with the rest of the country, many Capetonians will want to pay their respect to our great leader.</p><ul><li>The Western Cape Government and City of Cape Town have announced official public viewing areas. All the information is available here: <a href="http://www.westerncape.gov.za/madiba">www.westerncape.gov.za/madiba</a></li></ul><ul><li>The V&A Waterfront is a Place of Tribute with two wreath laying sites, one being Nobel Square and the second being at the Clocktower. Condolence books will be available at both sites for visitors to record their thoughts, wishes and condolences.</li></ul><ul><li>It must be noted that while the V&A Waterfront offers views of Robben Island, it is a point of departure only, and access to the Island is determined at a national level.</li></ul><p><strong>Optional trading on the 15 December 2013</strong> </p><ul><li>Please note that due to Nelson Mandela's funeral<strong></strong>; Woolworths, The Clicks Group, The iStore and Robben Island will closed. Furthermore, our Amphitheatre events and Kids Ahoy Playground Carnival activities have also been cancelled. <span><span>We will keep you informed of any further</span></span> updates.</li></ul><p><strong>For further media enquiries, contact:</strong><br>Carla White<br>V&A Waterfront: PR and Communications Manager<br>(021) 408 7500<br><a href="mailto:cwhite@waterfront.co.za">cwhite@waterfront.co.za</a> </p></div></div><img alt="" src="/sites/waterfrontcontent/News%20Images/Madiba_News.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />2013-12-05T22:00:00Z

 

 

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