Dating and marriage customs in kenya
In Ethiopia the Karo people usually enhance a young brides beauty by tattooing and painting her body with different African symbols.
In Ethiopia most marriages are negotiated by the two families sometimes with a civil ceremony sealing the simple contract. After the marriage divorce is allowed but this must also be negotiated.
The grooms family will start by presenting the dowry and all the other items on the list one, by one.
With each stage, the items are checked to be sure everything asked on the list is being presented.
In way back when, and to date, the drinks are widely-used to pour libation.
In those ceremonies when the drinks are presented, spokesman designated through the grooms’ delegation formally requests the bride’s family regarding permission to enter the property and announce their goals.
Priests may marry but not eligible for divorce as well as remarriage.Most of the time this ceremony is carried out a week or two ahead of the actual marriage ceremony.