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This event occurred on
January 31, 2013
5:00pm - 8:45pm +04
(UTC +4hrs)
Plaines Wilhems

Going beyond the status quo.

Star Cinema, Bagatelle
Plaines Wilhems
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José Thérèse

Saxophonist and Educator. Founder Mo'Zar A'telier de Musique. José Thérèse has a diploma in performing arts from the Danske Musikkonservatorium, Denmark. For the past 17 years he has trained youngsters from underprivileged neighbourhoods to play jazz music and become professional musicians and jazz performers at his school.

Graham Hill

South African National Swimming Coach. Graham Hill is the current national coach of South Africa. He has coached for 26 years and mentored the likes of Roland Schoeman and Ryk Neethling Olympic gold medallists with the SA relay team Athens 2004, Cameron Van der Burgh Olympic Gold Medallist Breastroke London 2012 and Chad Le Clos Gold Medallist Butterfly London 2012.

Marc Israel

Technologist. Marc Israel is a high tech guru passionate about technology and its applications in our everyday lives. An engineer by profession specialising in robotics, Marc moved to Mauritius 13 years ago after a career as an entrepreneur in France. He is an author of several books on database management, programming and presentation software.

Santosh Menon

Advertiser, Managing Director BBDO Lanka. Santosh Menon has worked internationally at Leo Burnett, JWT, FCB Ulka and Contract working with clients P&G, Fonterra and Wipro. His 21 years of experience in advertising has asserted his belief that businesses and brands should leverage on creative advertising and communication mediums to make a positive difference in communities.

Chad Le Clos

Chad Le Clos is a South African swimmer born to a Mauritian father and South African mother. At the London Olympics he won 200 m butterfly gold beating the legendary Michael Phelps by 0.05 seconds. He also won an Olympic Silver in the 100 m butterfly. Chad Le Clos is also a Commonwealth Games Champion, holding records in the 50 m and 100 m butterfly. More recently he won Golds at the World Short Course Championships in the 100 m and 200 m butterfly events in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Plaines Wilhems, Mauritius