Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. For this reason, the kind of wedding you have needs to be unique and memorable. For those who want a different experience, a traditional African wedding is one of the options you should consider. In this article, we discuss five obvious and not so obvious reasons why you should have a traditional African wedding.
A Unique Experience
With an African wedding, you are able to have and also give the wedding attendees a unique experience. This will make the wedding memorable for you and everyone else attending the wedding. If you have been to most modern weddings, you will agree with me that they have a lot of similarities and you can predict what will happen as the wedding goes by. An African wedding can help you add a unique twist during your special day.
African Weddings Are Affordable
Most African themed weddings tend to be affordable compared to modern weddings. With an African wedding, you can avoid some of the costs incurred by most modern weddings. Some of these include the costs of hiring expensive venues which can be avoided by using a garden setting. Other costs that can also be avoided include the cost of exotic and often expensive food as which can be substituted by affordable local dishes.
African Weddings Are Fun
African weddings are not just a one day affair, in some cases, there are several ceremonies involved on different occasions. This makes the whole experience more enjoyable. In such weddings, there is always lots of African wedding entertainment, combined with traditions that will keep your family members and weddings attended entertained.
Different Wedding Attire
If you are one of those people who believe that the bride and groom do not have to wear white and black respectively, then a traditional African wedding is for you. African wedding dresses tend to vary from one region to another but these will be a welcome relief to what we have come to relate most weddings with.
A touch of tradition
African wedding traditions allow you to have a taste of your culture something that we all need given how society gets out of touch with culture with each passing day. With a traditional African wedding, you will be able to experience your special day the way those before us did.