Friday, May 28, 2010

Umqombothi

3 comments:

a_really_good_deal said...

What a happy and beautiful video. What does Umqombothi mean?

Stephen Bess said...

It's traditional homemade African beer made from fermented corn meal. It's quite potent. I had to drink it during my wedding ceremony in South Africa. I was only able to take a few sip before I was talking "out of my head." :D

Gish said...

I grew up with this music,twas played at al our family gatherings and there was lot of dancing. Nolstagic

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