6 major ethnic groups in Africa and their traditional wedding outfits

A Zulu traditional wedding --- Madivas

Civilisation brought white weddings to Africa. Nevertheless, Africans do not joke with their traditional marriage ceremonies as families of the couple go through a lot of preparations to make the ceremony successful.

Apart from the joy, food and drinks that fill the ceremony, the other factor that makes the occasion outstanding is the traditional wedding attire. These outfits are made of fabrics that are unique and have special traditional meanings attached.

Here’s how these major ethnic groups on the continent dress up for the beautiful occasion.

Last Edited by:Nduta Waweru Updated: May 9, 2018


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