Savuka Youth Dance Troupe

DSC_0199On the 17th of July we had this amazing dance group come to our lodge. They performed the traditional Isizingili Zulu Dance, which originated in 2007 in the province of Kwazulu Nathali. This dance has a historical significance. It is believed that the king of South Africa ordered his soldiers to perform this dance after winning a war. This dance displays the deadly moves of the soldiers performed during the war. This dance was all about the aggression of the king and the soldiers after winning a war. It was a high-energy dance. The group was really friendly and taught us some basic dance moves too.   By: Nishta

Here is a very short clip to give you an idea of the high energy involved.

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