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Couple in Vaud thought to be first to marry virtually

National News // April 8, 2020

A couple in canton Vaud have been married in what is thought to be the first virtual marriage in the country. 

Pixabay Couple in Vaud thought to be first to marry virtually

On Saturday afternoon at their apartment in Prilly,  30 year old Alexia and 35 year old Valter held a conference call with the registrar, witnesses and 10 guests and formally tied the knot. 

One of the witnesses, Celia, says she made a speech and put on a dress and lipstick for the first time in three weeks at home. 

After the ceremony, the guests all drank champagne and the bride threw her bouquet from the balcony. 

It’s not known if it was caught by anyone below. 

 

 

 

 

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