CSM Photo Archive 2012

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Young women march in formation past a tent camp on their way to the... News PhotoAdult,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Cultures,Horizontal,Human Interest,Ludzidzini Royal Village,Reed Dance,Swaziland,Tent,WomenPhotographer Collection: Christian Science Monitor 2013 The Christian Science MonitorLOBAMBA, SWAZILAND - SEPTEMBER 1: Young women march in formation past a tent camp on their way to the Reed Dance, or Umhlanga at the Ludzidzini Royal Village on September 1, 2013 in Lobamba, Swaziland. The seven day event is performed for King Mswati III by several thousand maidens from all over the country. 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)