A Colorful Christening Event
Thursday, November 21, 2019 marked the christening of Norwegian Encore.
Over 3,200 travel partners, government officials, and family and friends were invited to be a part of the colorful celebration at PortMiami.
As guests made their way off the ship, they were greeted by a blue carpet filled with interactive installations. Taking inspiration from the art on the hull of the ship, as well as the world-class entertainment on board, the entrance experience featured vibrant photo stations, dancers and musicians—all perfect for sharing to social media.
Once inside the for the ceremony, attendees were treated to a showcase of world-renowned performances from both on and off the ship, including the Light Balance dance group, Choir of Man, and Kinkey Boots. The show was emceed by Elvis Duran and Froggy of the iHeartRadio morning show.
The christening stage featured 21 moving screens, two LED outboards, and a large LED “ribbon” header which emulated the ship’s iconic branding. Screens could be utilized in numerous different combinations or combined to form a large widescreen to create dynamic, innovative, and breathtaking imagery for speeches, videos, and performances.
The evening’s big moment occurred when Norwegian Encore’s Godmother, GRAMMY Award-winning artist, Kelly Clarkson took to the stage. Together with staff, Kelly activated the bottle breaking, christening the ship, and setting off fireworks. Kelly then closed out the night performing some of her top hits.