The About The Sudanese Wedding

1547 Words Sep 16th, 2015 7 Pages
The Sudanese wedding is a sacred and treasured ceremony celebrated throughout Sudan 's culture for its intricacy, beauty, and traditional values."Nearly one year on from the British Royal wedding, I think about similarities with Sudanese weddings. No national holiday to celebrate, but 3 to 5 days of necessary customs to show off to Sudanese society who can spend obscene amounts of money on their children." (Sudanese Weddings: A Royal Shenanigan).Though Sudanese weddings are a glorious sight to behold, there are a multitude of tasking factors to consider when making a traditional Sudanese wedding. The expenses alone could be substantially high and this doesn 't even cover the physical and emotional struggle it takes to prepare for the wedding, maintain the wedding, and to be married. It 's a long and grueling job to make a Sudanese wedding as magnificent as it is portrayed to be, but once completed the outcome is a voluptuous scenery, grand decor, and a significantly tear-jerking ceremony. Before a wedding can occur there must be two people willing to be married. "Marriages are traditionally arranged by the parents of the couple….Matches are often made between cousins, second cousins, or other family members….."(Sudan). The husband must be wealthy enough to support his wife and give her gifts to confirm his commitment. This is because Sudanese weddings are not usually based on romantic inclination (though it sometimes happens), but a means to acquire wealth and cows. “Rose…
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