After a dowry is agreed upon and it has been determined that there is no relationship between the intended bride and groom, the wedding is announced and the families begin preparations for a church/mosque ceremony and a mels/melsi ceremony.
On the wedding day the groom and groomsmen (ሚዜ) get ready at the groom's house early in the morning and proceed to the bride's parents house to begin the wedding ceremonies.
Dude dates are sacred and strictly guys-only, and the same goes for ladies’ night.
It is possible to bridge groups and form a tour-de- with the other’s group gets you in good.
Unlike the rumors, Brazil isn't a dating and mating free-for-all.