The Swaziland Reed Dance, or the Dance of 100,000 Virgins

The Umhlanga Swaziland Reed Dance Festival

What Is Umhlanga, or the Swaziland Reed Dance Festival?Who would have thought that Swaziland*, the smallest country in the southern hemisphere, would play host to one of Africa’s biggest and most spectacular cultural events? Every year at Umhlanga, known more commonly in English as the Swaziland Reed Dance Festival, thousands of…

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