The tradition is carried out to pay homage to the king, who chooses his wives from among the dancers. No comments have so far been submitted. Couple are branded 'tacky' for sending cards to people NOT invited to their wedding asking for donations The dancers usually do not wear underwear because the routine is designed to be a proud display of their innocence. Zulu virgins perform the Royal Reed Dance in tribute to the king wearing nothing but beads and short fringed skirts. Share or comment on this article: Zulu king tells ritual dancing virgins to cover up 'because Europeans keep taking pictures of their naked buttocks'. But checks in recent years have shown some photographers were just ordinary tourists taking pictures without approval.
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Pompeii's ancient drains are STILL in working order and will be used again to empty rainwater into the sea
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Virgin Zulu dancers cover up after European tourists take pictures of their bottoms
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