India steps into metaverse to get their loved ones together, a couple from Tamil Nadu in India celebrated their wedding using modern technology.
First of its kind event
The Wedding reception of Janaganandhini Ramaswamy and Dinesh Kshatriyan was organized to be held in Metaverse = virtual reality event. And it is the first-ever attempt to hold such a wedding in India. India is now fully loaded with tech influenced people from the top to bottom. So, it isn’t that much surprise to see a metaverse wedding that much soon in India. Even Indians are crazy enough to try out anything new with a self-motivated attitude.
Harry Potter was their dream them
Self-professed “Potterheads” at the event. The bride and groom decided on a Hogwarts-themed event as harry Potter was their childhood hero.
Heartwarming feature of Metaverse
A virtual avatar of the bride’s late father appeared to lead the reception to make sure that the event is fully loaded with everyone they loved.
Tamil Nadu bride and groom Ms Janaganandhini Ramaswamy and Mr Dinesh Kshatriyan tied the knot on the last Sunday morning of February 6 at a great time according to their religious and cultural traditions. Because of the pandemic, their guest count was limited to 100 pax due to covid regulations. So they came up with a creative modern idea to hold their reception in the virtual world.
After the traditional ceremony, the newly wedded couple and their guests attended a virtual reception in the metaverse as digital avatars for the first time in the Indian sub-continent.
A start-up company called TardiVerse helped them create a Hogwarts-themed metaverse for the reception, the couple hosted the virtual celebrations on the Polygon blockchain.
NFT’s of the event
beyondlife.club has debuted NFTs based on India’s first metaverse wedding. In the 12-piece NFT collection, the couple’s digital avatars are displayed against various backdrops, themes. In addition to a copy of the wedding invitation, the series also includes an avatar of the bride’s late father.
“The NFT featuring the virtual avatars of the bride and the groom was purchased and resold within nanoseconds of the drop. A total of 50 copies of the same were sold at $10 (roughly Rs. 750) each,” said beyondlife.club in a press release.