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In Pictures: 46664 Arctic concert
Nelson Mandela and 46664 Arctic concert artists
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Nelson Mandela with the artists who took part in the 46664 Arctic concert in Norway, including Robert Plant (bottom row, far left), Peter Gabriel (above Mandela), Brian May (middle row, second from right) and Annie Lennox (below Brian May).
46664 Arctic concert
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46664 Arctic was staged on an island near Tromsoe, a city of 62,000 people roughly 220 miles north of the Arctic Circle. It was the fourth such event of its kind and is thought to have attracted around 15,000 people.
Annie Lennox
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Annie Lennox was one of the performers at Saturday's 46664 Arctic concert. 46664 was Nelson Mandela's prison number when he was held in captivity for 18 years on Robben Island near Cape Town.
Robert Plant
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Former Led Zeppelin star Robert Plant also performed at the event, which was held as part of Nelson Mandela's 46664 campaign to raise global awareness and funds for HIV/Aids.
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UK indie rock band Razorlight delighted the crowd in Tromsoe. Proceeds from the concert are going to the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the former South African president's charitable organisation.
Nelson Mandela
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In his speech at 46664 Arctic, the 86-year-old - who lost his son to Aids in January - urged the G8 leaders meeting in Scotland in three weeks' time to "open the door to hope and the possibility for a better future."

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