Umkhosi Wesivivane 2018

The annual uMkhosi Wesivivane festival took place this past weekend at the KwaKhangela Royal Palace in Nongoma, KwaZulu-Natal. Similar to uMkhosi woMhlanga, the Zulu reed dance, which takes place next month, the festival is focused on women. While the reed dance celebrates Zulu maidens, and their entry into womanhood, uMkhosi Wesivivane features older women and encourages social cohesion, emphasising … Read more