Even today, people in Hamburg still talk about one of the most spectacular ship christening ceremonies in the city’s history.
The facts: 1,800 invited guests, 18,000 visitors at the christening ceremony concert. The event involved the christening of the ‘Mein Schiff 3’ ship of the TUI Cruises fleet.
The highlights: The invited guests were able to enjoy a breathtaking show which captivated the audience with a mix of multimedia and entertainment elements. The absolute highlight: the well-known German singer Helene Fischer was suspended in the air in a giant pearl which gradually moved towards the ship, which she subsequently christened. The top singer then gave a concert in the Fischmarkt, in Hamburg’s well-known St Pauli district, in front of more than 18,000 spectators! As the ‘Mein Schiff 3’ was then finally celebrated with a huge music and firework display, even we were overcome with emotion and had to wipe away the odd tear!
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Christening ceremony of the ‘Mein Schiff 3’ cruise ship
1,800 invited ceremony guests, 18,000 concert-goers at the christening concert