The Umhlanga (or Reed Dance) 2013

Genre : Festival

From tuesday 27 august to tuesday 03 september 2013

Column : Music, Dance
Swaziland

The Umhlanga or the Reed Dance is a colourful social ritual that takes place in late August or early September, depending on the lunar cycle. It is largely secular in nature, aimed at solidarity, chastity and loyaty to the Queen Mother.

Information / Venue


à "The Royal Residance"

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