How do people dress in Rwanda?
The dressing code in Uganda has evolved and has since then changed from traditions Musanana for women to short tightened light clothes as long as they do not cause locomotion and tension among the public. The traditional style of dressing code in Rwanda is lowlily giving away to western dressing code. Most Rwanda citizens or people put on imported clothes from India, Dubai commonly termed as English clothes with some identified with European sports team logos.
Traditionally, men wore suits while women mainly wore Musanana, but time has changed. The Mushanana is now mostly worn on important functions and formal occasions. Besides they are on the generation of women in Rwanda are proud of putting on this kind of address. Ladies putting on Musana portray the culture of Rwanda and mostly they are proud to put it on
Dressing traditionally in traditional costumes portrays a sense of respect and loyalty to the values and beliefs of one’s culture. You can count the countries in Africa were wearing traditional costumes is vividly seen other than Rwanda. Most of the people in Rwanda women can be identified through address code especially putting on their traditional styles of dressing. This has even impressed tourists who visit Rwanda as a destination.
However on dancing trips or ceremonies, female Rwandese put on unique costumes commonly referred to as Umusangiriro. People from the Kigezi region especially in Kisoro and Kabale districts since they are mediate neighbor districts to Rwanda.
While for visitors planning to travel to Rwanda for safari tours, you will need to put on lights shirts, long and rainproof shoes, raincoats, and long trousers especially when you’re heading to national parks outside Kigali city. While in Kigali, you will need to put on the way you want but smartly with casual clothing for outings in the city center located in the middle of the country.
You need as well to remember putting on clothing or garments with long sleeves especially during the evening to stop mosquitoes from biting you. Rwanda is a pleasantly or decent place and you don’t need to worry about the dressing code. You need to put on what is pleasant and appealing to the public. Other than that, Rwanda is a pleasantly laid-back place and you don’t need to worry too much about appropriate clothing.