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Beyonce pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

IANS  |  Johannesburg 

Beyonce and Jay Z paid tribute to the former at the Festival.

The singers on Sunday honoured the life and legacy of with performances of "Holy grail", "Part II (On the run)" and "03 bonnie & clyde" here, reports tmz.com.

Beyonce also shared the stage with English for duets of "Drunk in love" and "Perfect".

Days before performing at the event, Beyonce penned an appreciative letter to the late It was published in the South African newspaper

"Your kindness and gratitude for every experience, and your ability to forgive are lessons I have learned and will pass on to my three children. My entire family holds you in high regard," she wrote.

Mandela, who led the fight against South Africa's regime - a system of racial segregation which oppressed the black majority - became the first black of the country.

'Festival: Mandela 100' is a campaign partnership between group and the with hopes of ending poverty by 2030.

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 12:24 IST
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