During a money dance, male guests pay to dance briefly with the bride, and sometimes female guests pay to dance with the groom. Sometimes guests are told that the money will be used for the bride and groom’s honeymoon or to give them a little extra cash with which to set up housekeeping.
What is the point of a dollar dance?
What is a dollar dance? A wedding dollar dance is a dance that is preformed by the bride and groom at the reception. Traditionally, it’s purpose is to give the couple extra money to spend on their honeymoon. It is more prevalent in some families than others.
Why is money thrown at African weddings?
Spraying Money – At Nigerian weddings, the guests spray money of their own free will to show their happiness for the couple. Many times it is the older guests that do this, like the couple’s uncles, aunties and other older family friends.
What can you do instead of a money dance?
- Cash to cake. Take up a collection to determine who will get cake to the face!
- Team rivalry bucket.
- Ball and chain.
- Buffet line auction.
- Kidnapping the bride.
- Dollar dash.
- Selfie dance.
What is the order of dances at a wedding reception?
- The bride and groom share the first dance.
- The father of the bride then dances with the bride. The groom may also dance with the mother of the bride.
- Next, the bride’s mother and father dance together.
- The dance floor then opens up to the bridesmaids and groomsmen.
- After that, it’s a free-for-all.
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