Tag Archive | Culture and Tradition

The Daily Prompt – Traditional.

In most Nigerian cultures, traditional marriages are held before two consenting adults begin their journey of matrimony. This is usually an arrangement between two families after the two individuals involved, the man and the woman declare their intentions to get married usually after a period of courtship. Continue reading

Tuesday Photo Challenge – History!

This is the history of a people. The culture of a people and the tradition of my people which is passed from generations to generations.

In Nigeria, the kola-nut is a prominent feature in the daily lives of the people.  Nigeria is blessed with diverse people with diverse cultural heritage. The culture is as diverse as the climatic and weather conditions. Continue reading

Sankt Hans Evening in Denmark…

Before the advent of Christianity in Denmark, all the Scandinavian countries celebrated the longest day of the year, the Midsummer. Although many cultures celebrate Midsummer, with a bonfire, in Denmark the celebration is infused with customs that dated back to darker and more superstitious times in the country’s history. Continue reading

Constitution Day in Denmark…

Did you know that today is Constitution Day in Denmark?

Constitution Day known in Danish as Grundlovsdag, commemorates the anniversary of the signing of the Danish constitution of June 5, 1849, by Frederik the VII. This established Denmark as a constitutional monarchy. An amended constitution was updated and signed on June 5, 1953.

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Photo of the Day!

Moesgaard Museum (MOMU) is a Danish regional museum dedicated to archaeology and ethnography. It is located in Højbjerg, a suburb of Aarhus, Denmark. (culled from the internet). You can read more about this museum on the internet.  Continue reading