CSM Photo Archive 2012

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Young women display their reeds before dressing in traditional Swazi... News PhotoAdult,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Clothing,Cultures,Human Interest,Ludzidzini Royal Village,Reed Dance,Swaziland,Vertical,WomenPhotographer Collection: Christian Science Monitor 2013 The Christian Science MonitorLOBAMBA, SWAZILAND - SEPTEMBER 1: Young women display their reeds before dressing in traditional Swazi attire to participate in the Reed Dance, or Umhlanga at the Ludzidzini Royal Village on September 1, 2013 in Lobamba, Swaziland. In the first five days of the seven day event, the young women travel to nearby rivers and streams to cut, gather and bundle reeds to bring the Queen Mother at the dance. (Photo by Ann Hermes/The Christian Science Monitor via Getty Images)