Many people love to attend
Rwanda weddings,and so many questions have been asked on how they do.The most exciting aspect about this country is that people always wed,although the best months for this event is November and December.
Marriagein Rwanda has three steps;the first one that is done is the
traditional weddingwhere the couple has to get the consent of parents to allow them get married,and the second one is the
church or civilwhere man and woman are united with God in Matrimony.I happened to attend a Rwanda wedding and this what i have to share with you so that next you are invited,you just have to go.
bridewas taken to the salon to get dressed and my friend and i had to put the traditional
wearof Kinyarwanda.That is commonly known as mushanan,you may be wondering how this is made and how it looks like.Its designed out of a silk material well matched with a long wrap skirt in addition to a sash that covers the shoulder.Rwandan woman can make you love this
attireand its usually put on
formal ceremonysuch as the wedding.Many countries like Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania have adapted this style and its also worn on their occasions.
The most interesting bit about Rwanda wedding is that its always held at an aunt’s residence,Its organized with
tents,chairsalong with a special tent for the bride that is designed with
leopard print materialalong with beautiful well
decorated basketsand other handicraft.The tents are set up opposite the different families to enable them get to know each other.
My friend and i were ashed in and we sat in the best position that enable us to see all what was going on,at this time,heads of the different families in particular men went a head to discuss why really their children would get married and there after families were introduced and in appreciation,there was the exchange of presents that made them feel at home.At this juncture,the
groomwas introduced by the aunt to the congregation which was followed with the giving of
dowryto the girl’s parents.The dowry is in the form of cows that shows how worth their daughter is.
Later on,we were surprised by the