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A UK Newspaper, Dailymail. Click the below link to view more photos… The festival was thought to have developed in the s and 50s from the Umcwasho where young girls were placed in age regiments to ensure that their virginity is intact before they marry while some say the festival serves an opportunity for the Zulu king to choose a new wife from the many virgins who take part of the ceremony. Nongoma is some km north of the judicial capital Durban and also serves as the seat of the Nongoma Local Municipality in the province. She also teaches them how to maintain high standard of personal hygiene especially, around their pubic areas. Before the festival begins each year in South Africa, girls come from all parts of the Zululand including Swaziland, Botswana and Pondoland.