What are the items needed for engagement?

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What are the items needed for engagement?

List for Ghanaian engagement items

  • The dowry/ bride price.
  • Head drinks, usually a Gin, whiskey, palm wine or wine.
  • A minimum of 6 pieces of traditional wax print and exotic jewellery for the bride.
  • A suitcase packed with more clothes, shoes, and other female items the lady requests.

What is engagement list in Yoruba land?

The Yoruba Traditional Wedding Engagement list ( also know as Eru Iyawo list, the Yoruba Bride Price List or the Dowry List) is presented to the groom’s family from the Yoruba bride’s family some weeks prior to the traditional wedding day.

What are the list for Yoruba traditional marriage?

Yoruba traditional marriage list

  • 42 yam tubers.
  • A bag of rice.
  • 25 liters of palm oil and vegetable oil.
  • 2 bottles of honey.
  • Bitter kola.
  • Kolanut.
  • Alligator pepper.
  • A box of clothes.

How is introduction done in Yoruba land?

In the Yoruba culture, an “Introduction” Ceremony is held so both families can meet officially. After he was invited in, he was asked to state his intentions and then greet my parents – by greeting, in Yoruba Culture, we mean men lying flat on the ground and women kneeling.

What should we buy before marriage?

So, you need to carry slippers to travel or it can be very helpful in dance as well.

  • Hair accessories. It is very important to take care of your hair on your wedding day.
  • Snacks. Undoubtedly, you’re going to struggle all day long which can affect very badly on your hunger.
  • Jewelry.
  • The gift list.
  • Clothes.

What not to do when you get engaged?

10 Things Not To Do When You Get Engaged

  • Announce It On Social Media (Before You Call Your Parents) Photo by Stoffer Photography via Style Me Pretty.
  • Keep A Ring You’re Not Happy With.
  • Start To Panic.
  • Tell Everyone Your Plans.
  • Commit To Your Bridal Party (Or Your Guest List)
  • Start Booking Vendors.
  • Buy A Dress.
  • Get Braggy.

How much is bride price in Yoruba land?

The Yoruba bride price is only N5,000 (Five Thousand Naira) across most Yoruba states and villages.

Which state has the cheapest bride price in Nigeria?

Esan tribe in Edo state: this tribe is considered as one of the cheapest to marry from in Nigeria. Their bride-price is about N20 although other necessary items are collected.

How Igbo do their marriage?

The Igbo traditional marriage rites start with an inquiry known as “Iku aka” or “Iju ese” which means “coming to knock or inquire”. The bride-to-be is then called out by her parents and asked if she knows her suitor and would want to marry him. If her response is affirmative, they would proceed to the next stage.

What is Eru Iyawo?

Eru Iyawo, is the yoruba version of the bride’s gift list. Every bride in the world is entitled to a gift or gifts on her wedding day, be it traditional or not…

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