The matric dance has evolved from being just a farewell party for matriculants to a red-carpet event.
It has become one of the most exciting and glamorous nights for bright-eyed aspirant high school graduates.
Pupils make sure that their dresses and suits are designed months in advance.
Hair and facial appointments are booked early and nails are carefully manicured to ensure everything is absolutely perfect on the big day.
Author: Nokuthula Khanyile
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