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Rhodes Graduate Tolakele Silo Lightened The Stage With Her Xhosa Dance

A Rhodes University graduate broke the norm at her graduation ceremony in Grahamstown this month when she performed a traditional dance before receiving her degree. When Tolakele Silo’s name was called at the 1820 Settlers National Monument on Saturday, her family ululated and called out the family’s clan names as ...

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XCUS (Xhosa Cultural Union of Students) 2015 Opening Function

Xhosa Cultural Union of Students - Wits University (Noxolo Grootboom, Jessica Mbangeni)

XCUS (Xhosa Cultural Union of Students) is a cultural society established within the University of the Witwatersrand.  It is the oldest cultural society at the University and was founded in 2001. Its aim is not only to unite Xhosa speaking students within the university but to also establish a sense ...

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AmaXhosa AseRhawutini Heritage Reunion

AmaXhosa AseRhawutini Heritage Reunion - Mbafi Lodge - Xhosa Culture (33)

AmaXhosa AseRhawutini Heritage Reunion is an annual event organized by Mzoxolo Allistair Jola Mpike, Bonke Mlungwana, Thobela Biko and others. In previous years, the event is said to have been held successfully and this year’s event was also expected to be likewise… The aim of the event is to unite ...

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Khaya La Bantu Cultural Village in the Eastern Cape

Khaya La Bantu dancers of Xhosa tribe

A visit to Khaya La Bantu cultural village in the Eastern Cape will give you a taste of authentic Xhosa hospitality and open your eyes to the role that traditional art and craft play in the cultural identity of the Xhosa people. Khaya La Bantu Cultural Village in the Eastern ...

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Xhanti Mpakama – Xhosa Bronze Sculpture Artist on the rise

Artist and sculptor Xhanti Mpakama might not be that popular to most people, but he is slowly but surely gaining recognition for his sculptural work that depicts life on the rolling hills of the rural areas of Transkei in the Eastern Cape. His work is inspired by what’s most dearest ...

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Xhosa Cultural Union of Students (XCUS) – 2013 Opening Function

XCUS is a cultural society established within the University of the Witwatersrand.  It is the oldest cultural society at the University and was founded in 2001. Its aim is not only to unite Xhosa students within the university but to also establish a sense of identity and cultural knowledge in ...

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