My fiance and I are from different tribes, Ibo and Yoruba. How can we decorate the venue of our traditional wedding to reflect both cultures, especially the area we are going to sit?
This is always very tricky as people can easily be offended. Imagine a father coming into the daughter’s traditional reception hall to realise that nothing reflects his culture. My advice would be to give the lion share of the traditional decoration items to the culture of the bride because most likely the event will be happening in her zone. If she is Yoruba, ensure that there must be traditional mats where the groom will prostrate to the elders of the land, then introduce one or two items to reflect the grooms culture.
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