Reed Dance
Umhlanga, or Reed Dance ceremony, is an annual Swazi and Zulu cultural event. In Swaziland, tens of thousands of unmarried and childless Swazi girls and women travel from the various chiefdoms to Ludzidzini to participate in the eight-day event. Umhlanga was created in the 1940s in Swaziland under the rule of Sobhuza II. The ceremony was an adaptation of the umcwasho ceremony, an older cultural practice in Swaziland. The young umarried girls were placed in female age-regiments. Girls who fall pregnant outside marriage had their families fined a cow. The reed dance continues to be practiced today in Swaziland. In South Africa, the reed dance was introduced in 1991 by the Zulu king Zwelithini. The dance here takes place in Nongoma, a royal kraal of the Zulu king.

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Umhlanga (ceremony) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Umhlanga, or Reed Dance ceremony, is an annual Swazi and Zulu tradition held in August or September. Tens of thousands of unmarried and childless ...
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Pics – Thousands gather for reed dance - City Press
Aug 31, 2013 ... Thousands of young women made their way to the Umkhosi Womhlanga (Reed Dance Festival) at Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini's Nyokeni ...
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Zulu Reed Dance | Eshowe
The Zulu Reed Dance (uMkhosi woMhlanga) at eNyokeni Palace is a colourful and cultural celebration that promotes respect for young Zulu women.
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Zululand - The Royal Reed Dance | KwaZulu-Natal Tourism
The official provincial tourism site for Zululand, South Africa.,Home,An overview of the Royal Reed Dance in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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SWAZILAND: The role of women stirs debate at the reed dance - IRIN
The annual Reed Dance - celebrating 'girl-power' or exploitation. Eludzidzini, 30 August 2005 (IRIN) - Throngs of young Swazi women and girls gathered on ...
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In recent times, however, both Swazi and Zulu authorities have used the Reed Dance festival as an opportunity to educate the people about sexual morality and safety, in an attempt to prevent teenage pregnancy and halt the spread of ...
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South Africa and Its People
Godfrey Mwakikagile, 2008
They are all Swazi. The Reed Dance is also performed by the Zulu in KwaZulu- Natal Province. In fact, the term umhlanga is both Zulu and Swazi and refers to the common reed. The tradition of the Reed Dance was to encourage young women to ...
Dance and the Nation: Performance, Ritual, and Politics in Sri Lanka (Studies in Dance History) (with DVD)
Dance and the Nation: Performance, Ritual, and Politics in Sri Lanka (Studies in Dance History) (with DVD)
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“Dance and the Nation will stand as a landmark contribution to dance ethnography and be regarded as an important text in South Asian studies as well as dance studies for many years to come.”—Sally Ann Ness, University of California, Riverside“One would be hard-pressed to find so detailed and well theorized an ethnographic study as this on the conti...
Culture and Customs of Botswana
Culture and Customs of Botswana
James Raymond Denbow, Phenyo C. Thebe, 2006
Clapping Hand clapping combines with dance rattles to form a complex, percussive, often syncopated counterpoint to the ... David Livingstone included an etching of a "Reed Dance by moonlight" in his Missionary Travels, but the description ...
Umhlanga - The Swaziland Reed Dance with Pictures (The Swaziland Annual Events Series)
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Umhlanga - The Swaziland Reed Dance with Reed Dance pictures (a first book from the "Swazi Annual Events Series") is a guide written by one of the many Swazi Girls who have attended the ceremony not just in 2009, 2010, 2011 but also the 2012 festival/ceremony. With straight to the point style of writing, she shares her experiences not jus...
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Milena Ivanovic, 2008
Source: www.hotels-tours-safaris.com/south_africa/shakaland. Theming of cultural special events All cultural special events are centred around a theme. The crowning of the Rain Queen, the Zulu Reed Dance Festival (see box 7.5), the  ...
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S. Alexander Reed, 2013
S. Alexander Reed, PhD is a musician and professor, currently teaching at Ithaca College, US. He is author of Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial Music. Philip Sandifer, PhD publishes and blogs about the psychic history of comics and science fiction. He is author of TARDIS Eruditorum. Both he and Reed are graduates of The College of Wooste...
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KZN ANC sends condolences after reed dance crash - City Press
The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal sent its condolences this morning to the families of 10 people killed in a bus crash after the annual Reed Dance festival at the weekend.
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Eyewitness News: Reed dance 'highly exploitative'
A gender activist argues that the Reed Dance exploits young women.
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Swazi Media Commentary: BEWARE REED DANCE PROPAGANDA
As Swaziland gets ready for the annual Umhlanga or Reed Dance Festival media across the world are falling for King Mswati III’s propaganda. At the forefront are the travel media which report the Reed Dance as a colourful spectacle with a tradition going back centuries.
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40 000 maidens expected at Reed Dance
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The Reed Dance Ceremony from Swaziland ~ Postcards voyage
Swaziland is a landlocked country in southern Africa, bordered to the north, south and west by South Africa, and to the east by Mozambique. The nation, as well as its people, are named after the 19th-century king Mswati II.
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 Zulu maidens participate in the annual Zulu Reed Dance festival at the Enyokeni Royal Palace in Nongoma, KwaZulu-Natal.Pietermaritzburg - Cellphone controls during the Reed Dance will be discussed at a meeting between organisers and the Zulu Royal household.This after a 42-year-old man from Mbombela was caught allegedly using his cellphone to photograph maidens at the…
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Annual Reed Dance Festival Over 60,000 maidens from Swaziland - eTurboNews.com
This August will see a hive of colorful activity in the tiny Kingdom of Swaziland – it is the beginning of the ancient “Umhlanga” or Annual ...
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