Knowledge and culture: 5 Traditional outfits that lit up graduation

Knowledge and culture: 5 Traditional outfits that lit up graduation

Graduation season is upon us and South Africans across the country is celebrating their big achievements.

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Some students decided to make their graduation day not only about the academic achievment but a celebration of culture as well.

So, Briefly.co.za searched the internet for five of the best traditional outfits worn at graduation day.

1. Reviving Africanism by @Uncle_JayB

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2. Proving oppressors wrong by @Karabo_Malope

Karabo's achievement have inspired other on social media.

"I am incredibly proud of you Karabo! Your achievements are no surprise to me. You've always been a hard worker, determined and intelligent. Negative Nancy's have no place in your life. Let them see you shine baby! Look at God!", @_PrimmyROSE commented.

3. Esther Mahlangu receives her doctorate degree at UJ

The South African artist received her doctorate degree for her contribution to arts and culture throughout the years.

"We recognise Esther Mahlangu for her legacy as a cultural entrepreneur, skilfully negotiating local and global worlds, and as an educator.", said Professor Federico Freschi, executive dean of the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA) at UJ.

4. Representing her people by @erimkaur

5. Representing all Venda people by @MyVenda

The stunning traditional outfits at graduation was only one element that made this graduation season extraordinary.

Briefly.co.za reported previously about a who brought her graduation to her granny because she was unable to make it.

In a touching video posted on Twitter she performs a dance for gran while the elderly lady sings, reminding us that the accomplishments of the youth mean a lot to the older generation.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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