Set your budget and decide how much you can afford for your ceremony. Decide on who you want at your traditional wedding. Create your guest list and determine those you choose to invite to celebrate your day with you. Determine the dressing for your ceremony.
What are the 5 things a bride needs?
The traditional wedding rhyme goes: Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and a sixpence in your shoe. It describes the four (technically five) objects a bride should have with her on her wedding day for good luck, and brides have been following this custom for centuries.
Who pays for the wedding in Igbo culture?
“The bride’s price is negotiated between the fathers. In most cases there is only a symbolic price to be paid for the bride, in addition to other prerequisites such as kola nuts, goats, chicken, wine,” said Igbokwe.
What are the items used in traditional marriage?
The items vary slightly in each Yoruba traditional wedding, but the general articles are the same.
- A bag of sugar.
- A bag of rice.
- Alligator pepper.
- A large number of bitter kola.
- A bag of salt.
- Kola nut.
- If Christian, a bible.
- A keg of honey.