Dancer, Activist Mwano to Speak at Kwanzaa Program

Posted on 12/8/2011 3:12:20 PM

Deo Mwano, courtesy of Deo Mwano Facebook pageDeo Mwano, choreographer, dancer, and activist, will be the featured speaker at IUP’s annual Kwanzaa program December 10, 2011, at 3:30 p.m. in the Hadley Union Building Ohio Room. The event is free and open to the community.

The program includes a celebration of family, friends, community, and culture. It is sponsored by the African American Cultural Center.

Originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mwano has taught, inspired, and motivated for the majority of his life. After moving to the United States in 2000 with his mother and three younger brothers, Mwano found his voice and ability to connect with people through his dance. With a bachelor’s degree in international relations and history, Mwano emphasizes the importance of global and social awareness.

See Deo Mwano on the dance floor on his YouTube channel.