Despite the fact that a civil wedding is commonly held to be less engaging from a symbolic point of view, the greater freedom of its structure can in fact make it possible for ceremonies to be both spellbinding and moving, light years away from a simple formal act of marriage in front of an authorized figure.
In fact, a lot of town halls allow you to personalize the way the ceremony unfolds, for example with readings chosen by the bride and groom for the occasion or with heartfelt speeches from friends and relatives, or with live music, and also to put flowers and other decorations in the rooms of the town hall that are used, often places that are very elegant in themselves and full of history.
In addition, civil ceremonies can be celebrated wherever you like, in any location that might have a symbolic significance for the couple or that seems to be an ideal location to celebrate tying the knot. From a beach to a lake shore, the snowy peak of a mountain to a small picturesque village, a historic wine cellar to a Renaissance palace: wherever your imagination takes you.
Although the official ceremony required for this type of wedding is quite simple, and very tight schedules have to be adhered to, The Opera Wedding will work with you to make your civil wedding ceremony a truly unique occasion that is completely compatible with your wishes and your personality.