- Simple weddings are overtaking the lavish and lush ones
- Miriam Christina and Soko Sam showed the world how simplicity could be made into a fairytale too
- The couple opted for the cheaper options and made it look incredible
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Planning and executing a wedding may prove to be something complex, time-consuming and costly for a young couple.
However, in recent days, there has been a new trend of simple weddings that have achieved the main aim of officiating a union without using fancy cars and lavish parties.
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The couple putting on their wedding rings as former CJ Willy Mutunga presided over the event. Photo: Boniface Mwangi
The latest colourful wedding that has caught the attention of many is one in which the groom was wheeled to the venue in a handcart.
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Miriam Christina and Soko Sam chose to go the simplest way to exchange vows and cement their union before the public.
Soko Sam puslling handcart carrying his lover Miriam Christina to the PAWA 254 venue where the wedding was held. Photo: Boniface Mwangi
The wedding event was attended by human rights activist Boniface Mwangi and presided over by former chief justice Willy Mutunga.
The bride walked majestically to the podium where she took her vows. Photo: Boniface Mwangi
"Pastor Frank Ondere gave a lovely sermonette. Wishing them a lifetime full of love, laughs, art and the best of times," said Mwangi.
The groom was all ready for the big day as he walked to the podium to take his vows. Photo: Boniface Mwangi
Based on the wedding arrangements, we can only say this was a simple wedding ceremony and not a cheap one.
After the exchange of vows, came the critical time of kissing before public, Willy Mutunga's eyes could not allow him to watch the to lovers exchange saliva in public. Photo: Boniface Mwangi
After the kissing, came the photo session as parents stood by their children to take photos, on the far right is activist Boniface Mwangi. Photo: Boniface Mwangi
What matters most in a wedding is the exchange of vows and officiating the marriage, it doesn't matter whether cheap or expensive.
Former chief justice Willy Mutunga presided over the wedding. Photo: Boniface Mwangi
The bridesmaid were all in yellow dresses during the event at PAWA 254. Photo: Boniface Mwangi
Another wedding ceremony that caught attention of Kenyans was one where a donkey seller chose to use the animals to ferry the bride to the venue.
After all is said and done, the best men stood by their colleague for an ecstatic photo session. Photo: Boniface Mwangi
The photo-man was in position, captured the moment perfectly before they landed. Photo: Boniface Mwangi
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