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Swaziland Announces Official Reed Dance Public Holiday Date

Source: The Times of Swaziland (Mbabane)
Posted: Friday, August 15, 2008
Most recent follow-up news item: August 25, 2021

Prince Gabheni, in an interview yesterday, announced that the 2008 Umhlanga (Reed Dance) ceremony would straddle the months of August and September, with the second day, being the official Umhlanga public holiday.

This confirms the date that we have been predicting for over a year.

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