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Avatars dancing the night away in the couple’s themed 1970s disco glam metaverse wedding were all customised, from their personalities to their retro outfits.

Avatars of groom Clarence Chan and bride Joanne Tham dance at their metaverse wedding. (Credit: 1-Group & Smobler Studios)

SINGAPORE: Avatars clapped and cheered as the digital likeness of Mr Clarence Chan and Ms Joanne Tham sealed their vows with a kiss at a virtual altar during their metaverse wedding – in what they say is the first of its kind in Singapore.

Family and friends, the wedding officiator, and even the bride’s pet dog, were present in pixel form – and also in physical form – at the couple’s hybrid wedding this month that straddled both the physical and digital worlds.

“We actually met in real life,” laughed Mr Chan, when asked if the couple met virtually. “We had this idea of a crossover because we wanted to create scenes that both reflect and exceed what we can do in (real life).”

Avatar of bride Joanne Tham during her me...