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18 Things That Make Yoruba Weddings The Absolute Best


You haven’t even lived if you haven’t attended a Yoruba Wedding.
Yoruba weddings are the absolute best! Even CNN got so curious and simply had to cover a Yoruba wedding. Nobody really knows what makes Yoruba weddings so awesome, what we do know is that they are super interesting and everyone should attend at least one in their lifetime. Here are some of the things you will find at every true Yoruba wedding. Did we mention that you’d have more fun attending a Yoruba wedding than going to any club?

1. Cute Yoruba demons men dressed in white trad.
These are usually the Groom’s friends and they are always very handsome and well put together. Be careful though, don’t fall for their charm too easily.

2. Beautiful Ladies dressed in Aso Ebi.
These are usually the bride’s friends a.k.a Aso Ebi girls. They are usually really glamorous in their beautifully sewn Aso Ebi styles.

3. A beautiful bride.
This is the star of the day , and you’re sure to find her shining brighter than any diamond. She changes her outfits at least 5 times, and her accessories are to die for.

4. The Groom.
His smile is usually very infectious, and he can’t stop staring at his beautiful bride.

5. A couple that looks like royalty.
Need we say more?

6. The ecstatic Mother of the Bride
Her joy is usually very evident. Can we blame her? She has probably been planning this day since her daughter was born.

7. The Proud Father of the Bride.
The Father of the Bride is usually really emotional about letting his baby girl go.

8. The happy Parents of the Groom.
You can just tell that they are ready to take their new daughter home.

9. A lot of gifts.
The bride gets a lot of goodies to start her new home with.

10. Lots of prayers.
To usher the couple into their new life together properly.

11. The Groom and his squad prostrating.
They have to ‘dobale’ to ask for the Bride’s hand properly. So cute!

12. Food!
Variety like you’ve never seen it before!

13. Small Chops
Because, what’s a wedding without small chops?

14. Souvenirs.
All sorts of souvenirs are usually shared at a Yoruba wedding. One of the best parts of the wedding tbh.

15. A few tears here and there.

16. Drummers.
So the couple can make their entrance in style.

17. Lots of dancing.
Oya Komole!

18. Money being sprayed.
You better attend the wedding with your dancing shoes on.

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