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KWANJULA BATIK 3 (INRODUCTION CEREMONY IN UGANDA)

In this new batik I focused on one of the most important stages in the introduction ceremony. This is where mostly single girls from the brides's family come to greet and welcome the groom's side. They kneel down on a beautifully woven mat and humble themselves. Their hope is that some handsome young man from the groom's side will notice them. They roll their eyes, adjust their garments as they try to catch the eye of the would-be spouses from the other side. They stretch out the traditional belt (ekitambaala) infront of them. One of them gets a chance to say the greeting on a microphone as the rest look on.