Exclusive pictures: Swazi Reed Dance

By Drum Digital
05 September 2014

More than 100 000 Swazi maidens attending the annual reed dance.

Thousands of Zulu maidens are making their way to Enyokeni Royal Palace in Nongoma, north of KwaZulu Natal for this year’s annual (uMkhosi woMhlanga) Reed Dace.

Last weekend more than 100 000 Swazi maidens attending the annual reed dance.

The maidens presented reeds they had cut to the Queen Mother at the Ludzidzini Royal palace in Swaziland.  Princess Sikhanyiso Dlamini of Swaziland, who celebrated her 27 th year birthday on September 1, joined other maidens for the annual secret ceremony. Princess Sikhanyiso, the eldest daughter of king Mswati III of Swaziland, shared these exclusive pictures with Drum.

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