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You're planning to get married in France or somewhere else in Europe. You need a bilingual officiant for your ceremony...

French is my mother tongue but I aslo speak German and English, since I've studied both at university in France and Germany.

I've played theater since I was a teenager, so I'm used to standing in front of a large audience, and I must say... I love it!

I've been writing texts for others for four years, and I celebrated my first bilingual wedding ceremony in summer 2017. It's been a personal discovery, a revelation of what really brings me joy : celebrating a wedding is one of the most beautiful, emotional and exciting experiences of life!

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Photo Maud Caillet

Call it a "marriage officiant", a "solemniser", or a "vow master"  : all these words designate a person who officiates at a secular wedding ceremony.

You can choose to organize your ceremony where you want, but in France, getting legally married is only possible through a civil ceremony which necessarily takes place at the council offices (mairie). So, if you wish for a secular service, it also has to happen at another place, just like a religious ceremony.

Let's do it together !

1.

We meet

First of all, we meet (virtually or in real life), so we can decide to work together on your ceremony. Skype and the phone are good alternatives to meeting IRL if the distance doesn't allow it.

You tell me details about your love story :  how you met, how you fell in love, what kind of relationship you have, what you've done together, your plans for the future, what your dreams are, why you love him/her, etc.

We talk about your initial representation of the ceremony. How should it be? What does your dream-wedding look like?

2.

We think about it

Your idea of the ceremony will evolve while we talk about it. We will take the necessary time for your representation to get to the point when you say "That's it!".

Through your proposals and my advice, we build your ceremony together.

3.

We write it down

The first text proposal can emerge from you or from me, depending on what you prefer.

We work together on your ceremony so that it gets just like you picture it as it should be.

Want a bit more of a surprise? That's possible too!

4.

Your Wedding Day

On your wedding day, you can concentrate on yourself and on your loved ones : your ceremony will be just like you've dreamt it, since we'll have prepared it seriously and in détails!

I wrote this book to share my experience with all those who want to create a beautiful bilingual ceremony. The bride and groom, but also their celebrants

will find lots of valuable information in this publication.

For now only available in french version.

  • “When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” 

 

When Harry Met Sally

 
Officiante de cérémonie de mariage laïque

Si vous souhaitez lire des commentaires des mariés qui m'ont confié la conception de leur cérémonie, vous pouvez consulter l'annuaire des officiants 

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