The bride’s family buys gifts that she will give to her in-laws after the wedding ceremony such as: blankets, Zulu mats, brooms, clay pots, aprons and furniture. She will also buy a box (Kist) where she can put her clothes in and her husband’s gifts. The goat will be slaughtered after the head of the family has spoken to the ancestors that his daughter is getting married. The bride’s father buys a goat that will be used to perform a ceremony which is called umncamo and he wants the ancestors to protect her.
traditional Zulu wedding. I love seeing this gorgeous couple in their traditional garb (actually, I’m more than a Zulu woman wearing her traditional hat and earplugs. South Africa.costume changes, since she also got to rock a princess dress and a hot little cocktail number for her reception at wedding number The two ceremonies couldn’t have been more different – one with an elegant peaches & cream palette while the other bursts with colour, but what they have in common is a sense of vibrancy and delight, and the biggest smiles from bride and groom.
The traditional Zulu wedding always takes place at the family home of the groom. The bride will leave her home early in the morning, covered in a blanket given to her by her mother. The bride’s father leads her to her new family home, and she is advised not to look back, so as not to invite bad luck. The bride’s father will call out the family’s clan names, telling the ancestors that his daughter is officially leaving home to join another family traditional Zulu wedding shows the traditional clothes worn by Zuluand Xhosa people. It shows how men and womenAfrican traditional clothes with a modern twist to make them current and wearable.