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Emeka and Nosipho Muo’s Traditional Wedding

15 Jul Mr and Mrs Emeka Muo's Wedding

I must say this wedding was really stylish and beautiful, someone said it was “the day Soweto came to a stand still”, indeed it was.  The Beautiful, stylish Nosipho looked breath taking with each and every outfit she whore on her speacial day. Emeka Muo is a very lucky man!

Blushing Makoti wishes Mr and Mrs Emeka Muo a happy, God filled, fruitful and peaceful marriage.

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Wedding Center Piece Idea’s…

1 Sep

Are you struggling to find thee special center piece idea that will go along with your theme, personality and most of all, it will make your decor amazing?

If you are as picky as me, it will take you some time to make up your mind in choosing the best center piece for you tables to compliment the theme. I struggle with this as I always want something out of this world. Something Wow! I just don’t want something someone has seen at the recent wedding they have been too. I want a center piece that will tell you about me and my style.

I have been searching for a center piece and wanted to share this with you.

Mzansi Traditional wedding

23 Jul

A mzansi traditional wedding is a ceremony done after the lobola negotiation. I personally think, a traditional wedding is a must, so that we stay in touch with where we come from as africans.

What fascinates me about the ceremony is the umbeso (exchange of gift) in this instance the family of the groom goes to the family of makoti’s/bride’s house to meet the family and present them with gifts, dress their Makoti/bride with their cultural attire. For example if a Tswana girl is getting married to a Zulu man, the grooms family will dress her in the Zulu attire, to mark that she now belongs to familt and she is now a Zulu married woman. Another one is the slaughtering of the goat and makoti’s family will give half of the sheep to the grooms family.

Then they will be dancing and singing in the streets, to wish makoti/bride well. I really enjoyed the singing and dancing, especially the night before when the grooms family came and sang outside my family home, while i was seating in a room and waiting for the game  to start of choosing the groom among three man covered in blankets…

Next to be featured if our 1st Makoti Lebohang Mokoena Serutle..watch the space for more updates on all the Blushing Makoti

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