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King Mswati to fly to New York for United Nations(UN) General Assembly, eMbangweni uMhlanga Reed Dance Ceremony postponed as dates clash with trip.

Sunday, 10th September, 2023

MBABANE:Percy Simelane, the King’s Spokesperson says, the Ministry of Home Affairs will soon issue an announcement and inform the Nation with regards to the possible postponement of the eMbangweni uMhlanga Reed Dance ceremony as the dates clash with the King’s trip to the United Nations(UN) General Assembly in New York.

The King’s Spokesperson was responding to this Swaziland News on Sunday, when asked to clarify if it’s true, after royal insiders alleged that, the eMbangweni ceremony has been postponed as the dates clash with the King’s UN trip, the Shiselweni ceremony is normally held a week after the main Ludzidzini event.

“The King is scheduled to attend the UN Annual meeting this month.We however, have no official information about the alleged postponement of the event in question.The Ministry of Home Affairs under whose portfolio the Reed Dance falls says it has not been informed by the relevant institution about the postponement,adding that the public will be dully informed should preparations for this annual event be officially put on hold”, said the King’s Spokesperson.

King Mswati to fly to New York for United Nations(UN) General Assembly, eMbangweni uMhlanga Reed Dance Ceremony postponed as dates clash with trip.
King Mswati at Ludzidzini uMhlanga.