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Umkhosi woMhlanga – Royal Reed Dance 2013

Title Umkhosi woMhlanga – Royal Reed Dance 2013
Headline Every year around September over 30 000 Zulu Maidens gather at the Enyokeni Royal Palace in Nongoma to participate in the annual ZuluReed Dance (uMkhosi woMhlanga).
Local Name Umkhosi woMhlanga
Creator Reinhardt Hartzenberg
Content Owner KwaZulu-Natal Office of the Premier
Content URL http://www.kznpremier.gov.za
Source KwaZulu-Natal Office of the Premier
Subject Heading Zulu Culture – 000411
Location Enyokeni Royal Palace – near Nongoma
Content Information 31 August 2013 – Every year around September over 30 000 Zulu Maidens gather at the Enyokeni Royal Palace in Nongoma to participate in the annual Zulu Reed Dance (uMkhosi woMhlanga). The Reed dance is a colourful and cultural celebration that promotes respect for young women, and preserves the custom of keeping girls as virgins until marriage.
Event Date 2013/08/31
Language English
Resource Type Photograph
Content Specification Digital photograph – 5120 X 3407 pixels
Article ID ID9768
Universal Identifier 20130831_RIH_193067
KZNHPI_ID 20130831_KZNHPI_00002027
GPS Coordinates No data
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Keywords Zulu Maidens, Zulu, Enyokeni Royal Palace, uMkhosi woMhlanga, Zulu Reed Dance, Culture, ceremony, zulu traditional wear, reed dance
Historical period The Tens- (2010–2019)
Topic Taxonomy Commemoration & Celebrations
Sentinel Initiator Digital Object

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