Ghent would like to erect a monument in honour of Nelson Mandela in De Krook. This initiative is driven by the city, the University, Africalia and the South African Embassy. They see this artwork as the culmination of the commitment between Ghent and South Africa. Learn more about the planned project and find out how you can support and which sponsors have already signed up.

The Project

Here you can read the essential information about the Mandela monument and how the partners want to realise the project.

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The artists

Three South African artists are potentially eligible to design the Mandela Monument: Usha Seejarim, Lawrence Lemaoana and Hannelie Coetzee.

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