Ntabiseng is originally from Sotho heritage, and got wed into aVenda family. The complete wedding was held in two parts. The first was held here in Bloemfontein at her parents home while the second was to be held at the groom’s parents home in Johannesburg
Venda people, the smallest of the South Africa cultures. The Venda culture is steeped in the spirit world and finds expression in their woodcarvings, pottery and the decoration of their buildings.According to Venda culture, the infant has no specific attire and remains naked, but for a string of wild cotton, (ludede) which is tied around its waist until the weaning stage when they are given the tshideka.
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birthdayed the entire week in her traditionalVenda attire.Girls start with a shedo, a small square of fabric sewn onto a broad strip which hangs down in front as a small apron. When a girl develops breasts she wears a nwenda at the waist or just above the breasts.Venda girls traditionally wear a shedo, a small apron which covers the pubic area. When girls develop breasts, they wear a nwenda at the waist or around one shoulder, which is made from brightly coloured striped fabric. Beaded necklaces, bangles and headbands are also worn.
Venda Traditional Dresses are worn only by married women, goatskin apron is called Tshirivha, which includes the back and front. On special occasions, married women used to wear the apron back ceremony .Here is a few images of their traditional wedding held on a rainy day in Bloemfontein. One of them is the Venda traditional clothes. One nation can get to know other Nations through their traditional clothes. Up to now, the traditional clothing is still a popular choice, especially is during special occasions.