Here Are All The Things That Makes A Ghanaian Traditional Wedding Stand Out
It’s a great honor to be invited to a Ghanaian traditional marriage. The traditional ceremony is reflective of the African wedding customs native to Ghana. With this ceremony, a unique set of customs with an underlying sentiment of love, family, and celebration will be exactly the same as any other wedding you’ve attended.
Kente is the traditional cloth of Ghana and is created in a variety of colors and patterns, each with different meanings. Some brides will wear a Kente variety for their traditional weddings, while others will wear clothes in other colors, like white and gold.
Brides will also be adorned with a tekua, a traditional, crown-like bridal headdress. Gold jewelry and colorful beading is also part of the bride’s accessories, which might differ depending on her family’s tribe.
Guest attire for a Ghanaian traditional wedding
Guests should feel free to wear African prints to traditional weddings if you have them. However, if you don’t, feel free to wear your favorite wedding-appropriate gear. Unless stated on the invitation, the traditional wedding won’t be formal, so Sunday Best clothing is usually the best option, and you’ll blend in just fine.
Creation of classy photo stands
In these times when style photography has become a rich source for creating colourful memories, background stands or backdrops for lifetime occasions like weddings becomes an integral part of a beautiful picture feature. Wedding backdrops today in Ghana are not left out in such beautiful memories as it boldy projects couple names, animated couple fun times, the most expensive floral arrangements, and the like.
Use of wedding hashtags
This particular feature has become the new normal as the most simple to the most luxuriously planned weddings are identified by a hashtags on social media. Names like #ciri2020, #kency2020, #beingBanahene2020 #kaypee2020 are the most recent to have hit social this year. Even as they are seen as a modern flair, hashtags have been understood to also create easy access into a digital photo store just like the good old photo albums.
Unforgettable curtain raiser and exit dances
If you have attended a Ghanaian wedding lately or observed on social media, Im sure you have noticed the various Ghanaian dance styles on display to woe guests, from the most energetic of “Azontos” to the bone flexed “shakushaku”. …and oh….It doesn’t matter how heavenly dressed the bridal team is. They dance until bones are broken.
Display of culture and food
Ghanaian local drinks like Palm wine, Sobolo, Lamougine and asana are delicacies served to refresh guests at weddings. It doesn’t matter if the wedding is organised the most simple way or the most luxurious way, this a part of the Ghanaian culture never diminishing. It strongly has come to stay as ways of serving the local drinks are being improvised each occasion. People are finding ways to signaturise these local cocktails into their very own at weddings.