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Highlights from the International Youth Indra Congress.
Highlights from the International Youth Indra Congress.

UKZN’s School of Arts (Drama and Performance Studies, Media and Cultural Studies and Centre for Communication, Media and Society-CCMS) in partnership with NPO ARROWSA and the Durban University of Technology (DUT) recently collaboratively hosted the International Youth Indra Congress.
Held on the Howard College campus, the Congress was a six-day art for social change for youth between the ages of 16 and 24 from countries including South Africa, Namibia, India, Palestine, United Kingdom, Canada, and Greece.

Dr Lauren Dyll (CCMS) received a grant for the youth congress from UKZN’s DVC for Research, Professor Deresh Ramjugernath.

Founder and Director of the international Congress, Mr David Oddie, officiated the welcome ceremony which opened at the Square Space Theatre on Howard College with a creative exhibition by second and third year DUT Jewellery Design students. The isishweshwe and isiNdebele inspired jewellery was on sale at the exhibition while guests enjoyed performances by South Roots and Bechet High School as well as ARROWSA participants who represented South Africa.


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