Having empty chairs across from the bride and groom is a Scandinavian tradition. Guests are invited to come and chat with the bride and groom. This way the newlyweds can actually sit and enjoy the meal, and the guests can say hello.
African Greetings. Learn how to say hello in several African languages spoken in Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, Morocco, Botswana, Malawi and more. Being able to greet someone in their own language will help you enjoy your contact with local people even more while visiting Africa and the effort will certainly be appreciated.
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