Category Archive: Zulu People and Zulu Culture

Heritage Day 2016

Heritage Day recognises and celebrates the cultural wealth of South Africa. Together with our guests we commemorate this day by remembering the heritage of the many cultures that make up the population of… Continue reading

Heritage Day

Heritage Day recognises and celebrates the cultural wealth of South Africa. Together with our guests we commemorate this day by remembering the heritage of the many cultures that make up the population of… Continue reading

A Tribute to the Mamas

A choir of mothers from local communities (Mamas) often performs traditional songs for the Thanda guests at boma dinners. Many Thanda guests have experienced the Mamas’ beautiful song and dance. This is a… Continue reading

Mamas on the way …

Many guests enjoy learning about the Zulu culture and the Zulu people while they are staying at Thanda. They can visit a local Zulu homestead and experience how modern Zulus live in rural… Continue reading

Zulu for Guests :-)

Our guests enjoy getting to know our staff along with their Zulu culture during their stay with us just as much as spotting the wildlife! We are regularly being asked for the Zulu… Continue reading

Much more than just entertainment!

When the Zulu Mamas sing and dance for the Thanda guests it is not just entertainment. The traditional songs and the traditional attire are components of the rich Zulu culture and they are… Continue reading

Zulu People and Zulu Culture (2)

A visit to a Zulu homestead in the rural areas of Zululand can give a great insight into the life of modern Zulu people living within their traditions. The picture above was taken… Continue reading

Zulu People and Zulu Culture (1)

Thanda is located in the heart of Zululand. With this location comes┬áresponsibility┬áto the Zulu People and the Zulu Culture, which have existed in this area for centuries. Most of the personnel at Thanda… Continue reading