Imvelo S1 – Eps 13: Respecting the dead

Imvelo concludes its visit at Springs with the Nkabinde Family. We witness the Nkabinde’s uplifting ceremony as per the Swati culture. In this episode we learn about the importance of honouring our cultural practices and respecting the dead. Catch Imvelo, an African religion magazine show, Saturdays and Sundays at 06:00 on SABC1! Watch episodes on […]

Imvelo S1 – Eps 46: Umemulo Celebrations – Part 2

Imvelo concludes its visit at Kempton Park as we witness the Umemulo celebrations. https://www.facebook.com/ImveloSABC1/ https://www.instagram.com/imvelosabc1/ Catch Imvelo, an African religion magazine show, Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 on SABC1! Watch episodes on SABC 1 YouTube after the TV broadcast at 12:00. Enjoy! From culture to tradition, customs and rituals, to spiritual and ancestral beliefs, Imvelo […]

Imvelo S1 – Eps 6

Our presenter, Lerato Mvelase, heads to Durban to meet up with Benny Maphumulo who is preparing for his Umembeso ceremony. In this episode we learn about Umembeso and ilobolo and how important this process is in the African culture. Catch Imvelo, an African religion magazine show, Saturdays and Sundays at 06:00 on SABC1! Watch episodes […]

Imvelo S1 – Eps 11

Our presenter, Lerato Mvelase, heads back to Durban at Umlazi to visit Benny’s wife, Lindelwa Dladla. Lindelwa explains that the Umembeso event will be combined with her Umemelo (coming of age) event since she didn’t do it earlier. We also see how the whole event comes together. Catch Imvelo, an African religion magazine show, Saturdays […]

Imvelo S1 – Eps 48: The Role of an Uncle and Aunt

Imvelo explores the role of an uncle and aunt in African tradition. These people are known to be the main leaders in any family cultural event. We find out why that is. https://www.facebook.com/ImveloSABC1/ https://www.instagram.com/imvelosabc1/ Catch Imvelo, an African religion magazine show, Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 on SABC1! Watch episodes on SABC 1 YouTube after […]

Imvelo S1 – Eps 4: Traditional medicine

Lerato heads back to Hamanskraal to meet with Mbali Mboweni and her assistant, Patrick Hlongwane, who take us through the process of sourcing, making and using traditional medicine. Here we learn about traditional medicine and its significance. Catch Imvelo, an African religion magazine show, Saturdays and Sundays at 06:00 on SABC1! Watch episodes on SABC […]

Imvelo S1 – Eps 32: Traditional Clothing

Imvelo heads Johannesburg Kwa Mai Mai to learn more about traditional clothes, its significance and why it is important in African culture. https://www.facebook.com/ImveloSABC1/ https://www.instagram.com/imvelosabc1/ Catch Imvelo, an African religion magazine show, Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 on SABC1! Watch episodes on SABC 1 YouTube after the TV broadcast at 12:00. Enjoy! From culture to tradition, […]

Imvelo S1 – Eps 10

Our presenter, Lerato Mvelase, concludes her visit at Limpopo with the young couple. We see how a Sepedi traditional wedding is done and the different rituals that are performed in that regard. Catch Imvelo, an African religion magazine show, Saturdays and Sundays at 06:00 on SABC1! Watch episodes on SABC 1 YouTube after the TV […]

Imvelo S1 – Eps 5

Our presenter, Lerato Mvelase, concludes her visit at Hamanskraal by meeting with Mbali and her patient for the last time to hear how the healing process has been for the patient. She also meets up with the Mboweni family to hear how Mbali’s transition to being a traditional healer has been for them. Catch Imvelo, […]

Imvelo S1 – Eps 28: Heritage Day

Imvelo spends a day in Johannesburg to see what the young generation is doing to celebrate their heritage. Catch Imvelo, an African religion magazine show, Sundays at 11:30 on SABC1! Watch episodes on SABC 1 YouTube after the TV broadcast. From culture to tradition, customs and rituals, to spiritual and ancestral beliefs, Imvelo travels to […]

Imvelo S1 – Eps 1: Tsonga cleansing ceremony

In this episode our presenter, Lerato Mvelase, visits the Maswangayi Family in the North West and we meet up with Lucas Maswangayi who takes us through the different Tsonga traditional rituals and practices performed during their grandfather’s cleansing ceremony. We learn about the importance of performing a cleansing ceremony after the passing of a loved […]

Imvelo S1 – Eps 45: Umemulo Celebrations – Part 1

Imvelo shares the Umemulo celebrations done for a young Setswana Girl. https://www.facebook.com/ImveloSABC1/ https://www.instagram.com/imvelosabc1/ Catch Imvelo, an African religion magazine show, Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 on SABC1! Watch episodes on SABC 1 YouTube after the TV broadcast at 12:00. Enjoy! From culture to tradition, customs and rituals, to spiritual and ancestral beliefs, Imvelo travels to […]