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Professor Suria Govender Women’s Month Focus

As Women’s Month draws to a close, Newsbreak Lotus speaks to legendary dancer South African Indian dancer, Professor Suria Govender. She has been a pioneering female that has appeared on both local and international stages for her efforts in promoting dance as a resource in promoting social cohesion.

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Newsbreak Lotus speaks to legendary dancer and an icon of social cohesion in South Africa, Professor Suria Govender in this Women’s month focus.

Govender is a Speech and Drama professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, she is also an inter-cultural dance practitioner. She is also an executive member of Sankofa African Renaissance Development. In one of her proudest moments, she choreographed fusion of Indian dance and Zulu music that was performed at the inauguration of South Africa’s first democratically elected president Nelson Mandela in 1994. Speaking to Tashlan Naidoo, Professor Govender says as long as youth embrace a set of cultural values, society can go a long way.

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