After the parade, groups from select villages take to the centre of the field and put on a special performance for the crowd. Posted on November 24,in Uncategorized. This is where the controversy surrounding the festival begins. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Umhlanga ceremony. Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation.
After the parade, groups from select villages take to the centre of the field and put on a special performance for the crowd.
Virgin Zulu dancers cover up after European tourists take pictures of their bottoms
It added, 'Even though the tourists were told not to take photographs of the girls below the waist, it was evident that most of them - mainly men - were taking photographs as they wished. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct. King Mswati himself has been criticised for continuing with the tradition of the half-naked dancing. But when the teenagers and the young women danced, photographers flocked towards the girls. AllAfrica publishes around reports a day from more than news organizations and over other institutions and individualsrepresenting a diversity of positions on every topic.