Monday, 25 April 2011

The Kola-Nut Ceremony

By: Jason and Lauren

Definition as found in the novel:
The Kola-nut ceremony is when a kola-nut is broken as part of a prayer that is supposed to take place at the start of a celebration. Breaking the kola-nut is supposed to bring good health and protection from one’s enemies. The person who breaks the kola-nut is usually the most respected person in attendance, and the breaking of the nut symbolizes the celebration.

An article about the history of the kola-nut ceremony: http://kaleidoscope.igbonet.com/culture/kolanutseries/jukaegbu/

An explanation of the kola-nut ceremony, as explained by a Nigerian:

1 comment:

  1. Wow. Awesome article. Please do more articles like this in the future. Very informational and knowledgeable. I will expect more from you in the future. For now i will just bookmark your page and surely I'm gonna come back later to read more. Thank you to the writer!


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