Reed Dance facts

By Amada44 (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The Reed Dance Festival 2006

The uMkhosi woMhlanga takes place once a year in Swaziland and KwaZulu-Natal, but it has a unique and interesting history.

I look at a few facts here.

Abstract:

uMkhosi woMhlanga, or the Reed Dance, is an annual event that sees more than 30,000 maidens from around South Africa make their pilgrimage to the eNyokeni Palace in Nongoma, where they celebrate their maidenhood.

Read the full piece on SlideShare after NoW! was shut down.

{Image source: By Amada44 (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons}

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