Cultural ceremonies in Zambia

Zambia has a rich cultural background and history. These traditional ceremonies are a reflection of this and a celebration of traditional Zambian culture. The ceremonies, celebrate the customs, social life, rituals, oral history, material and spiritual culture of the people. They provide a valuable opportunity to a traditional culture to be passed down from generation to generation. The ceremonies are open to visitors who can watch and learn the significance of ancient times, when the kingdoms were founded by ancient chiefs and are usually splendid, colourful affairs with much symbolism in their dancing and drumming.