By Desire Mbabaali
You have walked down the aisle and married this special person with whom you are starting a new life. The vows have been exchanged, speeches given and everything is going just like you wanted it, and now is the time to give that groom speech. It is a pretty special moment and everyone is waiting to hear what you have to say… We care that your speech is breath-taking and that’s why at My Wedding, we share tips on how your groom’s speech should look like.
Preparation is the most important
Brenda Nambi, a wedding planner and Mcee points out that the first minefield when it comes to giving a speech is not preparing one. She goes on to note that during wedding preparations, many people don’t pay attention to writing their speech, “And I kind of understand because that is not really a tradition here. Someone presumes that when they are given the microphone, they definitely can’t fail to get words to speak. That is why people ramble on and on about some boring facts that no one wants to hear about. There are also cultures where giving a speech means that the whole clan is going to talk… and so the entire reception is made up of speech after speech, which is really exhausting.”
She however says that is not to disrespect people’s cultures, but let the people you want to give speeches give them before you come to do your groom’s speech. That way, you will avoid calling people to the stand to give their speeches in the middle of your own speech. Click to read more…