"Xhosa fertility dance" Cape Town Local Custom Tip by Jenniflower

Cape Town Local Customs: 53 reviews and 49 photos

  Becks with some of the locals
by Jenniflower

Fertility dances are traditional, and if a couple has not conceived, this dance will be performed. A weird (and unfair!) thing is that, in this culture, if a couple remains barren, the blame ALWAYS falls on the woman, never the man... and should she seek 'attention' elsewhere, there will be huge disgrace on her, but should he do this? Nothing happens, it is almost expected and he's seen to be more of a man.

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  • Written Apr 20, 2006
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