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Details every Igbo should understand about Igba Nkwu Nwanyi

Details every Igbo should understand about Igba Nkwu Nwanyi

The traditional Igbo wedding ceremony is called Igba Nkwu Nwanyi, which means wine carrying. In Igbo land, Igba Nkwu Nwanyi is usually incredible and breathtaking because Igbo traditions are one of the most interesting. Igba Nkwu Nwanyi concludes the entire marriage deal that has started with the groom asking for the bride’s hand. All the…

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Traditional marriage: 5 smart ways Igbos reduce cost of ceremony

Traditional marriage: 5 smart ways Igbos reduce cost of ceremony

Traditional marriage in Igbo land is a highly spiritual event that carries a lot of importance. In fact, no couple will be recognized as married in Igboland unless every traditional rite is observed to its fullest extent. The things required to be presented to the bride’s family may be a little expensive under today’s rate…

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How Igbos Perform Traditional Marriage Rites

How Igbos Perform Traditional Marriage Rites

For us Igbos, traditional marriage rite is usually very festive and colourful. Parents of the couple, their extended families, villagers and towns people play active roles in Igbo traditional wedding ceremony. In the olden days, traditional marriages used to be arranged by the parents of the future bride and groom, after careful investigations into the…

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