Sunday, 11 September 2016
Photos: 1st Day of September 2016 Umkhosi woMhlanga Reed Dance at the Enyokeni Palace, KwaNongoma, Kwazulu-Natal
King Goodwill Zwelithini's daughter leads thousands of young women to present their reeds to the king.
Thousands of maidens gathered at the Enyokeni palace in KwaNongoma in northern of KwaZulu-Natal, to participate in the 30 second annual reed dance from yesterday September 10, 2016.
They carried their reeds for about 3 kilometres to the Palace to present reeds before his Majesty Zulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini.
Maidens came from across the province and neighbouring countries, including Swaziland to participate in this year's ceremony. More pics after cut...
Young women sing and dance
The Enyokeni Royal Palace in Nongoma
His Majesty Zulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini.
Princess Nomcebo leads the young women to Enyokeni Royal Palace in Nongoma
Young women sing and dance at the Enyokeni Royal Palace in Nongoma
Virginity tester Majele Zwane and Zanele Mbgomezulu, 20, from UThukela District Municipality.