Zulu Reed Dance Ceremony. Here, in Nongoma, early every September month, young Zulu maidens will take part in a colourful cultural festival, the Royal Reed Dance festival - or Umkhosi woMhlanga in the Zulu language. Steeped in the history of the rise of the Zulu kingdom under the great King…. Explore Paty Gemily's photos on Flickr. Paty Gemily has uploaded 44 photos to Flickr.