Nigerian wedding avaWeddings in Nigeria are large, cheerful, and ample. But all that we see at many different weddings around the world. So, let’s find out what Nigerian wedding traditions are truly special and differ from the wedding customs of other countries. Just as a teaser, Nigerian dowry is not what you’d think, brides and grooms pick clothing for some of their wedding guests, and there is a specific person who heckles and taunts the groom and groomsmen during a Nigerian wedding. Want more? You’ll find it below.

Edo avaThe Western tradition dictates that you need a delicate white gown for your wedding ceremony. But in Africa, for instance, wedding traditions are often opposite. Let’s see how Edo brides in Nigeria look on their big day, what they wear, and how they bejewel themselves. It’s something very different from what we’re used to. But nevertheless, these women look awesome and festive and original. Even today, many Nigerians prefer such a wedding outfit to any Western-style white dresses.