The lights of the big city. How was the festival “Circle of light” this year

The main building of Moscow state University. M. V. Lomonosov was the starting point of the international festival “Circle of light”, which was held with great success in the Russian capital.

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Last Friday, right on the facade of a skyscraper, the audience saw the biggest cartoon in the world, the resolution of the image is 50 megapixels. The projection area of about 40 thousand m2 200 created the most powerful light projectors – record scale on technical parameters.

Show on the facades of the most famous buildings of the capital were prepared by teams from 31 countries.

The high-rise building on the Sparrow hills became a “screen” for the two Grand views: “Infinite” MGU the Moscow University and the “Guardian” of reserves in Russia.

“This year is already the sixth Circle of light”, which was popular not only for the Muscovites and guests of the capital, but respected and loved around the world,” said Alexander Gorbenko, Deputy Moscow mayor for regional security and information policy.

By the way, the organizers have broken his own record show on the facade of MSU twice exceeded the projection for the complex of buildings of the Ministry of defense in 2015. this year’s festival was that all the performances ended with Grand fireworks.

The building of the Bolshoi theatre. Photo: AiF/ Eduard Kudryavitsky

The Grand theatre showed the audience… the movie! This year the premiere of the festival was the video dedicated to the Year of film in which the heroes fell into the famous painting “the White sun of the desert”, “Moscow does not believe in tears”, “Irony of fate”, “Jolly fellows” and “kin‑DZA-DZA!”.

The festival “Circle of light” at ENEA. Photo: AiF/ Eduard Kudryavitsky

ENEA has been transformed into a real “Park of light”, which was raging pyrotechnic waterfalls and tornadoes, flying in the sky a huge “Angels of Liberty” and spoke of “Turetsky Choir”. A “Show of cold fire” has become a New year’s eve in September.

The festival “Circle of light” on the Rowing channel. Photo: AiF/ Eduard Kudryavitsky

On the Bank of the Rowing channel has grown a city with a height of over 50 m, depending on the plot transforms the metropolis, in the resort village, in business cities. This site devoted to Russian cities and their residents, so videopresentatie was so stressed urban.

Laser copy of the future of the Crimean bridge. Photo: AiF/ Eduard Kudryavitsky

The apotheosis of the show in this place was the creation of water and light laser bridge is an exact copy of the future of the Crimean (or Kerch), – linking the two banks of the Grebnoy channel. This projection is unique both in technical and in aesthetic terms.


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