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21. May 2014


Date: 24 May 2014, Time: 09:00 am, Venue: Union Buildings, Pretoria

Members of the public will be able to follow proceedings via live television and radio broadcasts and public viewing areas at 47 sites throughout the country.

The Presidential Inauguration 2014 will be held at the Union Buildings on 24 May. The inauguration is expected to be attended by thousands of people, of whom 4 500 will be accommodated in the Nelson Mandela Amphitheatre at the Union Buildings. The swearing-in ceremony will take place at 11h00.

Remaining guests will be accommodated on the Southern Lawns below the Union Buildings.

The guests in the Nelson Mandela Amphitheatre will include Members of Parliament, representatives of provincial governments and municipalities, representatives of communities of faith and civil-society organisations, former heads of state, heads of state in government and eminent persons.

Following the conclusion of the formal proceedings, guests will be entertained by a cultural event which will take place on the Southern Lawns.

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