Floriade Nightfest 2011

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Thursday night I probably gave myself pneumonia in the freezing and wet air, and headed out with the sweetie, Neil and Chris B and family to Floriade Nightfest.  As I said last time, I really don't think it's worth $25 entry.  Still, the lights were pretty.  

Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011


This year the flowers were arranged into patterns, but you'd really need to see them from the air to actually see those patterns.

Floriade Nightfest 2011


Last time this same walk had strings of coloured lanterns.  This year they had vertical strings of leds that started off as just white and falling gently with a soundtrack of forest rain.  They didn't really need the soundtrack for the rain, as it was raining a bit anyway.  But then the music changed and became a full on light show to music!  That was pretty cool :)

Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011


The other thing I quite enjoyed were the jugglers who had lots of lighted props, which made for some really cool painting with light photos.

Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011

Finally a bit of a wander before heading home.

Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011

Real orchids encased in resin

Floriade Nightfest 2011

I'd really love a string of these... really!! :)

Floriade Nightfest 2011
Floriade Nightfest 2011

Mobile ATMs!

Floriade Nightfest 2011

1 Comments

Missy said:

Very cool! Especially like the light pictures. ;-)

October 3, 2011 2:46 PM

   

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