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AIDAsol, Sphinx Class ship from AIDA Christened

AIDAsol is the eighth ship part of the fleet owned by AIDA Cruises. The cruise vessel is part of the Sphinx class for cruise vessels, and is the fifth ship part of the series. The ship was built at Meyer Werft for the cruise line. The sister ship vessels,  AIDAblu, AIDAluna, AIDAbella and AIDAdiva came before AIDAsol.

AIDAsol was christened on 11th April by Bettina Zwickler as Godmother. She was chosen as Godmother by fans of AIDA cruises from a list of 1, 523 people who sent in their names. The official christening address was given exactly at 9 -34 AM. AIDA President Michael Thamm was also present.

The event was attended by close to four thousand five hundred AIDA fans, which gave the Ostseekai dock area a party atmosphere.

The event saw a display with three thousand kilo grams of fireworks as well as ten thousand effects that lit up the night sky above the ship. There was a concert on offer before the event, John Miles, OMD, Kim Wilde and other famous stars performed in the free concert “Stars for AIDAsol – the AIDA night of the Proms”.

The audience had got into a festive mood. The christening party and the firework display that concluded it was broadcast live on Youtube, the website for AIDA, as well as the various ships part of the AIDA fleet.

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