International Day makes an early arrival at UJ’S Doornfontein Campus

The University of Johannesburg’s annual International day festival kicked off at the university’s Doornfontein campus on Wednesday.

The event began with song and dance routines carried out by participants belonging to local cultural groups that varied from Sotho to Zulu.

All the performers at the event danced their way to the stage and were greeted by the lovely host for the day. Each group of performers was given an opportunity to showcase their culture.


Marked by its diversity, the event was one of a kind, including cultural and religious groups from across the world. Hindu Indians  and participants representing countries such as Russia were seen at the event.

The major International day event will be held on Friday at UJ’s Auckland Park Kingsway Campus. UJ hosts the event every year in celebration of heritage month.

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Gaby Ndongo Nkolo is a liberal Congolese nationalist who is currently studying Journalism at the University of Johannesburg. He works as a journalist for both The Open Journal and The Journalist. His interests are diverse ranging from skateboarding, boxing, the culinary arts, cycling and most importantly journalism which brought with it, interests in reading and writing. In particular Gaby enjoys activities that require speed or concentration; however, music beguiles his soul and rejuvenates his mind. This individual’s aspiration is to always be his true self and love who he is as a person; additionally, he aims to appreciate people for who they are as individuals.

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