Couple celebrates lobola ceremony with friends, photos inspire SA

Couple celebrates lobola ceremony with friends, photos inspire SA

- A woman posted photos of herself and her husband online

- The couple were part of their friends' lobola celebrations

- The images went viral on social media and it inspired Mzansi

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The Facebook group #ImStaying serves as a place where South Africans can share their inspiring story and that's exactly what Yolandi Van Schalkwyk Marais did.

The beautiful local lady and her husband attended a lobola ceremony and they posted photos of the event on the social media group.

Marais said she and her husband "enjoyed a lobola function" and she added it was a lot of fun. Marais posted several photos of herself with her hubby at the traditional event.

"Went and bought myself the real makoi, even hubby got the real traditional skin outfit," she wrote on Facebook.

Marais added she was proud to be part of the happy couple's special day.

Couple celebrates lobola ceremony with friends, photos inspire SA

South Africans were inspired by a couple who joined their friends' lobola ceremony. Photo credit: Yolandi Van Schalkwyk Marais/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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South Africans were in awe of the photos and they were inspired by different races coming together to celebrate such a special tradition.

Davy Mboweni commented:

"The kind of South Africans we are all supposed to be. Embrace other people's cultures."

Tshegofatso Mziwakhe added:

"Embracing each other's culture is so amazing! Huuuuu, you are so bright and beautiful in the shweshwe attire. You look stunning, makoti nomkhwenyana."

Arnold wrote:

"I see no colour on your pictures. True Africans." previously reported on a similar story. A man attended his friend’s wedding and inspired Mzansi by breaking barriers.

Brendan Brokensha's story proved that many people are blessed to share amazing relationships that traverse racial and social barriers.

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