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Mandela memorial Service to be shown live on S4C

09/12/2013

S4C will broadcast live coverage of the Nelson Mandela Memorial Service from the FNB Stadium in Soweto, South Africa on Tuesday (10 December 2013) from 12.00 onwards.

Join the S4C Newyddion team from BBC Cymru Wales for a service where heads of state from all over the world, along with 95 thousand South Africans, are expected to attend to commemorate the life of the former South Africa President.

The S4C coverage of the service on the Newyddion Arbennig: Gwasanaeth Coffa Nelson Mandela progamme will start at 1200 midday and be broadcast for over an over, until the end of the service, approximately 1.15pm.

Dafydd Rhys, S4C's Director of Content said, “The life and contribution of Nelson Mandela has touched and influenced people all over the world and we have seen over the last few days how deeply he has influenced our communities in the way people in Wales have responded to his passing.

"We are very grateful that our Newyddion news team at BBC Cymru Wales are able to respond to the Welsh people’s need to pay tribute to this political giant by providing a live broadcast of this historic event in South Africa."

For the latest information about S4C’s schedule, go to s4c.co.uk

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