I'm an American coming to Nigeria to marry my fiance of five years. I don't know what a band is, he said we need rings, Birth Certificate, 2 Passport photos and "a band" I don't know exactly what that means. Here in America the only
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Well, there is no wedding video here. This is not about my wedding video, LOL! It is about what I consider Less Expensive But Classy when it comes to Nigerian Wedding. It is also about what is "acceptable wedding" in the Nigerian Society.
In the past, Nigerian weddings were less stressful and cheaper. Then people wedded according to what obtained in their tribes. Then, the Aso-ebi was more of a Yoruba thing. The only weddings where people attended in uniformed dresses were those by The Yorubas. A bride and groom from another part of the country focused on what obtains in their tribes and just did that.
Again the Aso-ebi was only used during the Church (white) Wedding. The Traditional Marriage Ceremony was usually conducted without friends of the bride and groom making Uniform dresses. The highlight is just the bride and groom who attend dressed in their traditional attires. The bride picked her 'colors' for just the Church Wedding alone. For the Registry and Tradition, guests were free to wear what ever they chose.
The trend has really shifted, and shifted even more in our twenty first centuryNigeria, which is a