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85,000 kids auditioned for a starring role

Following the success of the onboard experience and web series with more than 2.4 million views*, MSC Cruises has announced that Kelly & Kloe are back with a new series.

The five episodes of the second series are now available to view online. This new series features 21 real cruise guests, hand selected through open auditions held on board of every ship in MSC Cruises’ fleet since May 2017. More than 85,000 children auditioned to star in the show as part of the Kelly & Kloe experience on board, just one of the many entertainment activities available across the fleet for kids of all ages. 21 finalists were chosen by a panel of judges, including members of the MSC Cruises’ Entertainment division as well as the Writer, Series Producer and Director of the series.

“After months of planning and filming, we are delighted to be officially launching series two of Kelly & Kloe today. MSC Cruises is dedicated to creating unique experiences for guests and this is why we are proud that we have been able give actual guests the opportunity to star in the new series,” said Matteo Mancini, children’s entertainment manager at MSC Cruises. “Open auditions have allowed thousands of kids of all ages to get involved in their entertainment in a totally new way, learning how shows come to life by getting involved behind the scenes.”

The series, now available to watch online and on board, includes four episodes dedicated to MSC Cruises’ new flagship introduced in June 2017, MSC Meraviglia, and a very special episode themed around Halloween.

  • Episodes 1-4: KELLY & KLOE ON BOARD “MSC MERAVIGLIA”: in a four-part mini-series, Kelly & Kloe are back on board, but this time on MSC Cruises’ brand new flagship MSC Meraviglia. Their father is the Captain, and the girls can’t wait to spend their vacation on the ship. Kelly & Kloe find new friends including Naoki, Jenny, Patty and Kevin. Extending from the first season, Max the butler is still a problem to be fixed and Nico is still in love with Kloe. With the magic of DOREMI and some help from the “Kids’ locator,” they prepare for an unforgettable cruise.
  • Episode 5: HALLOWEEN ON BOARD: During the night of Halloween, three real witches decide to spend a vacation on board MSC Meraviglia. Thanks to the magic of a black rose and some scary transformations this Halloween will be seriously wicked… or maybe just a beautiful nightmare!

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MSC Cruises already offers a variety of family offerings across its fleet including a collaboration with the LEGO Group. The LEGO Experience on board is a whole day on every cruise itinerary that is dedicated to fun LEGO® activities, which culminates in the children receiving a Jr. LEGO® Master Builder diploma.

Other recently launched kids’ activities include the DOREBRO sports program and an interactive cooking class, designed with Michelin-starred chef Carlo Cracco.

A range of services is also provided for babies and young children including the Mini-Club for children under 3 as well as a dedicated childcare service giving parents the freedom to enjoy the ship with peace of mind, knowing that their children are being cared for by dedicated and highly trained staff. Many of these services are offered in collaboration with Chicco® – the leading global baby brand and yet another exclusive MSC Cruises partnership.

In addition, MSC Cruises ships feature latest-generation and fun-filled on board facilities such as aqua parks and pools, bowling alleys and 4D cinemas as well as dedicated shore activities designed with the needs of the entire family in mind.
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*combined views for individual episodes, dance video and additional content on social media channels, YouTube and onboard