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Makhadzi Celebrated Her Heritage Day in Traditional Attires From All 9 Different SA Tribes. See Here

Recently the whole of South Africa was celebrating Heritage day on the 24th of September, which it's an official holiday. On this day, different tribes that makes up the country celebrate their traditions, culture, food, dances and customs.

Many took it to their social media accounts showing us how they celebrating the day and that included many of our public figures proud of their country. One of them was a hit maker Makhadzi.

She took it to instagram posting pictures of different attires of all 9 South Africa tribes.

By order of how she posted the images, take a look of the pictures.

1. Sepedi

The Pedi traditional attire is the most colourful of the South African Traditional Dresses. SePedi attire is made mostly in combinations of bright pinks, turquoise, Yellow sometime blue and white. The rich and vibrant colours represent happiness.

2. Xitsonga

The Tsonga traditional attire is full of vibrant and bright shades of pink, yellow, purple, blue, and green. Women often wear a wraparound woven and beaded skirt called tinguvu (also called a xibelani skirt), which is usually worn when performing the traditional xibelani dance.

3. Ndebele Ndebele women wear longer aprons made of hardened skin that are lavishly decorated in geometric designs. They also wear isigolwani and copper rings called idzilla around the neck, ankles and arms.

4. Isixhosa

The Xhosa people commonly wear a plain white (or occasionally red) wrapper also known as an isikhakha or imibhaco. Their colours are mostly white, black and sky blue.

5. Isizulu

The Zulu tradition is mostly inspired by leopard skin. The women wears a skirt. Over the skirt, a cloth that is decorated with predominantly red, white and black is worn or draped over. Beads are also worn over this. Married women also ...

6. Sesotho

The Basotho people wears the blanket ( they call it seanamarena) as an inherent part of their lives and culture. You will see blankets of varying colours and patterns at all important life events, from marriage to childbirth to the coronation of kings.

7. Setswana

In pre-colonial period, Tswana people wore clothes made from skins and fur of local animals. Nowadays most Tswana women wear an apron called a khiba, with a skirt called a mosese. But Makhadzi decided to wear the animal skin two piece.

8. Isiswati

In Swati culture a female wear a dress of fabric, and hold their hair up in a small bun, some get wedded clothe in skin skirts and skin aprons, and an apron under their armpits.

9. Tshivenda

The most colourful part of Venda women's clothing is the upper garment made from multi-coloured striped cloth called 'wenda. It is a length of cloth with a strip (bannda) sewn on across the top and two straps (mivhofho) of the same cloth to tie over the shoulder. 

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