Shanghai Disney Resort premiered “ILLUMINATE! A Nighttime Celebration”

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The skies above Shanghai Disney Resort were aglow as the resort kicked off its 5th birthday celebrations with the premiere of the new nighttime spectacular “ILLUMINATE! A Nighttime Celebration.”

To create this incredible immersive effect, 91 lighting fixtures, including eight giant new towers, 11 enhanced garden arbors, and 12 electronic lily pads have been installed across 15 new locations throughout the park.

22,000 new LED lights have been installed onto the new towers and arbors, adding to the 5,000 lights that were already in the garden, totaling 27,000 points of light for the new show. The lighting effect also leverages synchronized lighting from the Dumbo the Flying Elephant and Fantasia Carousel attractions, as well as the parade route to further enhance the experience.

A grand water display will also be presented in front of the castle, employing 38 static fountains, seven moving fountains, and one water screen, while 27 fire burst locations and six lasers installed around the castle will add pyrotechnic and lighting elements to this stunning audio-visual experience.

Photos Courtesy Disney


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