Notify me of new comments via email. In Swaziland, tens of thousands of unmarried and childless. Before the festival begins each year in South Africa, girls come from all parts of the Zululand including Swaziland, Botswana and Pondoland. The Royal Reed Dance or better still know in the Zulu dialect as the Umkhosi woMhlanga is a popular festival ceremony for the Zulus in the Republic of South Africa, Swaziland and the Zulu people living in other parts of the southern Africa regions. The principal role of the princess is to teach the virgins how to behave when they start to date men, how to choose good husbands and how to treat their husbands when eventually they get married to them. Are you the owner of this convertable material and do you want to disable the conversion of your media on clip. The only thing they do is go to America once a year, as the king gives them a shopping allowance.
The practice was denounced by many feminist organizations who found the tradition denigrating to women.
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All the girls who come to the Enyokeni Royal Palace and want to participate in the ceremony are required by tradition to undergo a virginity test before they are allowed to participate in the royal dance. Zulu mythology has it that It is completely naked. Posted by Breezoom African News. They dance in front of the king and many dignitaries; some include government officials, foreign diplomats, special invited guests and many tourists who have trooped to the Enyokeni Royal Palace in Nongoma for this exciting festival. About Breezoom African News I am a youngdynamic and resourceful man. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.