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Portrait of Queen Beatrix Arrives on Eurodam

Portrait of Queen Beatrix Arrives on Eurodam

Hotel Manager Stan Kuppens hangs Queen Beatrix’ portrait in Eurodam’s Explorer’s Lounge. We are all honored that Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands christened the Eurodam. With that, she is the third Dutch Queen in a row to christen a Holland America Line ship. Both Queen Wilhelmina and Queen Juliana christened previous Holland America Line vessels….   read more of “Portrait of Queen…”

Art & iPod Tour Yields Surprises

Art & iPod Tour Yields Surprises

Pam learns more about the captain’s special painting by Stephen Card during the iPod art tour. Eurodam is decorated with art valued at more than $2 million, and it runs the gamut from traditional paintings to a poolside modern water feature. With all that art and antiques to see, Eurodam’s Art & iPod Tour is…   read more of “Art & iPod…”

Glass Sculptures Dress Up Lido Deck

Glass Sculptures Dress Up Lido Deck

Under the magrodome on the Lido Deck are two “Wantennas” created by Austrian artist Katrin Maurer. The Wantennas are sculptures constructed of glass elements, sandblasted with individual colors and augmented with Maurer’s original poetry. Thanks to Pam for taking the photo and letting us know about the interesting works of art.

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

The water feature at the midship pool on Lido deck is up and running. It was successfully tested today, and Security Officer Doug Moncrief took a couple of great photos for the blog.

Meet the Artists

Meet the Artists

Blog Correspondent Pam met Yvonne Pitter and Oscar Paanen, a husband and wife team that work for VFD Architects of the Netherlands, the line’s interior and art consultants. Pitter and Paanen have made more than 100 pieces for Eurodam, including vases, statues and other items, and it has taken them six months to make everything….   read more of “Meet the…”

Topping Off the Atrium Bar

Topping Off the Atrium Bar

Pam Kern sent us these photos of the Atrium Bar countertop on Deck 1 being installed. It is made up of three layers of glass and marble on the sides. The glass has been purposely cracked on the inside for its aesthetic look.