A country mourns their beloved father, Tata Madiba, yet amidst the sombre atmosphere at his residence in Houghton, there was still a spirit of joy as the sweet sound of chorus's filled the air.
With balloons in hand, the GOTG Gauteng staff honoured Madiba with song outside his home. Each balloon represented a colour from our South African flag which was released into the air symbolising the letting go of Madiba's spirit. His journey has come to an end, but his legacy lives on.
The team also lit a custom made candle and added it to the mountain of flowers and candles in front of his home.
Later on the GOTG team attended a memorial service lead by Bishop Desmond Tutu at the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory. This event recalled clips from the life of Madiba and each individual reflected on him as the remarkable person he was. SA artists such as PJ Powers, Danny K, Sipho Hotstix Mabusa, Yvonne Chacka Chacka amongst others rendered items honouring Madiba.