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Moët & Chandon hosts Rita Dominic’s Bridal Shower with a few friends at EbonyLife’s Jinja Restaurant! See Photos

Nollywood Film Actress and Producer, Rita Dominic’s star-studded bridal shower was in full swing over the weekend hosted by Moët & Chandon.

Rita Dominic at her bridal shower

The delightful actress celebrated at the Ebonylife place’s Jinja restaurant; on Sunday, April 10th, 2022 in the company of a few good friends. Friends enjoyed a 3 course Asian fusion menu, paired elegantly with Moët and Chandon champagnes.

A toast with Moët & Chandon

Moët & Chandon has created magical moments for more than 270 years, toasting the most glamorous of royal weddings in history and delighting couples and their guests worldwide with grand gestures in the celebration of love. On Rita Dominic’s special day, the luxury brand celebrated the nollywood bride-to-be in style.

Rita Dominic’s metal signpost designed by Moët & Chandon
“I do, only with Moët & Chandon”

Rita Dominic stunned in a gorgeous shift dress, looking every bit the bride-to-be.

Rita Dominic with Doreen Ene, Nse Ikepe-Etim and Michelle Dede

It was an evening of fun, gifts and games, and a feeling of warmth for the beautiful movie star, in celebration of the wedding to come. We could truly see how beloved Rita is to her industry friends as they took turns to give speeches and words of advice to the bride to be.

Rita Dominic with Chioma Akpotha
Friends mingling at the bridal shower

Nollywood icons Ajoke Silva, Ego Boyo and sister of bride-to-be, Doreen Ene who have enjoyed long-lasting marriages dropped words of wisdom for Rita. Joke gave a heartfelt speech that included a Yoruba proverb which translates ‘Who has taken their time before taking a step will not make a mistake.’

Doreen Ene advised the bride-to-be to keep good communication with her spouse and said ‘you must continue to have fun and smile with your husband.’

Nigerian actress and movie producer, Ego Boyo sharing insights
Co-Maid of Honour, Michelle Dede giving her speech

The pre-wedding party was filled with several emotional moments. One of such moments was when Actress Kate Henshaw, joined by all the ladies, sang Dionne Warwick’s “That’s what friends are for”, moving Rita to tears of joy. In her own speech, Rita stated that so many of her friends, many who were not there, had showered her with so much love already. Rita told her friends ‘I am honestly overwhelmed by the amount of love you all have shown me by being here today, your presence and warm words have made my heart melt like butter tonight. I will hold on to your words dearly as I go into this new phase.’

A special moment for Rita Dominic

And in response, fellow actress and friend, Ini Edo said she was about to witness how much people in the industry love her, saying “many are changing their already tight schedules to attend the wedding”.

The evening ended with media mogul and owner of Ebonylife, Mo giving the vote of thanks. Thereafter, the ladies took to the dance floor and showed us what Nollywood does best, even when it comes to dancing. Nobody wanted the night to end as it was indeed filled with great camaraderie!

Rita Dominic with Actress Dakore Eguson-Akande
Rita Dominic with her sister Mercedes Richards

Watch the celebration here:

 

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L-R: Ego Boyo, Mo Abudu, Ajoke Silva, Hilda Dokumbo, Doreen Ene and Chioma Ude with Rita Dominic
The cake for the bride by Moët & Chandon
L-R: Kate Henshaw, Mercedes Richards, Najite Dede and Mercy Eke with Rita Dominic
A toast to the bride!
The movie stars take a selfie!
Media Personality, Mercy Eke
Bridal Shower Squad: Actress Kate Henshaw and Actress Nse Ikpe-Etim

The line-up of functions have already begun for the couple. Plans for the nuptial are concluded, and it’s count down season as we anticipate all the blissful moments to come.

Actress, Ini Edo
Actress, Dakore Egbuson-Akande
L-R: Lanre Da Silva, Rita Dominic, and Femi Da Silva
Chioma Ude, Founder and Executive Director, AFRIFF speaking during the bridal shower
Rita Dominic with Juliet Ori Eche
Rita Dominic with Vicky Sogunro
L-R: Lilian Afegbayi, Susan Peters, and Ini Edo with Rita Dominic

Official Hashtags for the event:
– #ReelDeel2022
– #ihunanyanaudokanma
– #toastwithmoët

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