A typical Yoruba wedding at a glance

It is no news that the acclaimed ‘Asoebi‘ fashion is coined by the Yoruba tribe from the southwest of Nigeria. The word which means, the fabric for family and friends’ is universally used by all the tribes in Nigeria.

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This Fabric is picked by the bride and groom family so as to differentiate the guest, creating uniformity, and adding colors to the wedding.

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The yourba tribe is known for its ‘Iro and Buba with Gele‘ for the bride, while the ‘Agbada and Fila’ for the groom. These outfits must be worn by the couple to appreciate the beauty of their culture. In an elegant formation is the family and friends dressed to kill in their amazing garments styled from the ‘Asoebi‘ chosen by the couple and their family.

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Yourba weddings are what you call a hit back-to-back. it records lots of music and dance, hype which is called ‘Oriki‘, a variety of local dishes accompanied with international dishes. These and more are what you should picture when attending a Yoruba ceremony. Don’t forget, you also get souvenirs back home in large quantities. 

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