6 major ethnic groups in Africa and their traditional wedding outfits

Mildred Europa Taylor May 9, 2018 at 10:22am

May 09, 2018 at 10:22 am | Uncategorized

Mildred Europa Taylor

Mildred Europa Taylor | Associate Editor

May 09, 2018 at 10:22 am | Uncategorized

Oromo traditional wedding — Pinterest


This ethnic group from Ethiopia often engages in arranged marriages called Kadhaa or Naqataa. During the wedding, the bride and the groom wear traditional attire that is hand-woven from pure cotton and decorated with Oromo prints. Women normally put on the Habesha wedding dress, which is accompanied by Habesha jewellery while the men wear Buffalaa-Uffannaa Gaa’elaa, which their popular wedding attire.

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