Blue Port – the concept
The Blue Port is literally one of the highlights of the Hamburg Cruise Days: for a whole week, at night, this striking work of art plunges the port and Hamburg’s most attractive landmarks in a magical blue light. Dozens of elaborately illuminated buildings, bridges and objects form a continuous chain, linking city and river, cruise ships and visitors at the Hamburg Cruise Days.
The Blue Port will be installed by the internationally renowned light artist Michael Batz with the support of partners and sponsors, creating a spectacle that is both breathtaking and sensuous. The blue lights will start a few days before the Hamburg Cruise Days with an official “Light Up”, when the installation is switched on for the first time. From that moment on, the Blue Port will illuminate the port and the waterfront every evening after sunset for a full week.