Learn the words for ‘Happy Birthday Tata Madiba’

No excuses! Wherever you are in the world – learn the words to ‘Happy Birthday Tata Madiba’ and sing along with millions of South Africans at 08h05 am (SA time) on Monday 18th July, former President Nelson Mandela’s birthday.

Happy Birthday Tata Madiba, former South African President Nelson Mandela
Happy Birthday Tata Madiba, former South African President Nelson Mandela

Here are the words, followed by a video…

Happy Birthday to you
Happy Birthday to you
Happy Birthday dear Tata
Happy Birthday to you
We love you Tata
We love you Tata
We love you dear Tata
Happy birthday to you.


Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela. Ha hona ya tshwanang le wena. x2
Ha hona ya tshwanang le wena, ha hona ya tshwanang le wena. X2
Happy birthday Madiba. Happy birthday Madiba. Ha hona ya tshwanang le wena. X2
Ha hona ya tshwanang le wena, ha hona ya tshwanang le wena. X2
Nelson Mandela. Nelson Mandela. Ha hona ya tshwanang le wena.
Ha hona ya tshwanang le wena, ha hona ya tshwanang le wena. X2

Nelson Mandela thina siyakuthanda unguTata wethu. UTata wethu.
Nelson Mandela thina siyakuthanda. UnguTata wethu. UTata wethu.
Nelson Mandela thina siyakuthanda unguTata wethu. UTata wethu.
Nelson Mandela thina siyakuthanda. UnguTata wethu. UTata wethu.

Happy birthday Nelson Mandela unguTata wethu. UTata wethu.
Happy birthday Nelson Mandela unguTata wethu. UTata wethu.
Happy birthday Nelson Mandela unguTata wethu. UTata wethu.
Happy birthday Nelson Mandela unguTata wethu. UTata wethu.

Nelson Mandela thina siyakuthanda unguTata wethu. UTata wethu.
Nelson Mandela thina siyakuthanda. UnguTata wethu. UTata wethu.
HIP HIP… HOORAY!!!

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J24JvnqyESw