refers to an egg breaking ceremony in Sudan wedding that requires the couple to stand facing each other in front of their house. The bridegroom stands outside the entrance and the bride stands inside. The ceremony is conducted by the Sudanese equivalent of an American 'maid of honor', who remains an advisor throughout the marriage. In Nincak Endog, seven (7) broomsticks are burnt and thrown away, dramatizing the discarding of bad habits which endanger married life.
The groom is pronounced master of his house when the egg is broken. His bride cleans the his foot with water from a Kendi, an earthen water jug which represents peace. Then she breaks the Kendi and crosses over a log into the house, demonstrating willing obedience to her future husband. She is fed a dish of turmeric sticky rice with yellow spiced chicken to symbolize the last time the parents of the bride will feed their daughter.
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