Umhlanga (Reed Dance)

$95.00
  • Umhlanga (Reed Dance)

Umhlanga (Reed Dance)

$95.00

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Umhlanga, or Reed Dance ceremony, is an annual Swazi and Zulu event.[1] In Swaziland, tens of thousands of unmarried and childless Swazi girls and women travel from the various chiefdoms to the Ludzidzini Royal Village to participate in the eight-day event. The official purpose of the annual ceremony is to preserve the women's chastity, provide tribute labour for the Queen Mother, and produce solidarity among the women through working together.

Oil Painting on Velvet   

H:42   W:32

Note: Only the Original Painting  is  made of velvet , the prints are not . Prints are on canvas and they also come stretched