An Umemulo celebration that happened recently has left many people in Mzansi shook.
Umemulo is a traditional Zulu coming of age ceremony for women. This ritual is usually done for females at the age of 21, but this varies and depends on circumstances, and in this care it is unclear why they celebrations were delayed for the unidentified female.
The rituals involve slaughtering a cow and the traditional Zulu dance Ukusina involving a spear and guests gifting the female with money and other blessings
It is a very meaningful ceremony as it marks the transition of a Zulu girl into womanhood, signifying that she is now ready for marriage.
A Twitter user @andile_nomcebo shared images of the Umemulo celebration, it also claims that it was that of a 70 year old virgin on social media.
Umemulo Celebration of a 70 years old Virgin pic.twitter.com/KL223trURb
— Mabhedla (@andile_nomcebo) September 19, 2021
Images of the celebration sparked mixed reaction, with Tweeps clearly shook to see the celebrations.
— Lehlohonolo (@nolomoifa) September 20, 2021
What are the benefits of being 70 years and be virgin?? pic.twitter.com/MtbWdGmF87
— Birthday●13th August 📀 (@TollfreeSoweto) September 20, 2021
70 year old virgin 2021 keeps on getting interesting pic.twitter.com/DqWsLmTsDN
— JabulaniMacdonald⚡ (@Jabu_Macdonald) September 20, 2021
— Mlondi Ngubane KaMaphumulo (@Mlondi_zikode) September 19, 2021
Sex is not that important Khuliso. I mean look at me , 30 and a virgin .
— Joe Banker (@NasheDouch) September 20, 2021