Get ready for a trip through matter with this spectacular aerial and musical show presented by acrobats, musicians and dancers. It ends with a fireworks display evoking fire, then the plant world and air, before submerging the square in the marine depths of Atlantis. Prior to the show, the Parade of Light Fish will travel down Avenue des Frères Lumière.
With the support of City hall district 8, City hall district 3, UTEI and Galeries Lafayette Lyon-Bron
The wandering starts at 7:30 p.m. before the MJC building (25, avenue des Frères Lumière).
Each following different paths, they crossed land and sea to reach Lyon. Bengal the tiger, Mala the cow, Langur the monkey, Hindi the elephant, Pavo the peacock and Naja the cobra all came together again to make up the « Sarabande of Magnificent Animals ». This fabulous bestiary comprising six giant puppets inspired by Indian traditions will process through the city throughout the Festival of Lights. Drawing the public into their imaginary journey, the illuminated animals dressed in shimmering colours and followed by their subjects will pass through the night like a dream. Whenever they stop for a few moments during their nocturnal walk, mysterious shadow puppet theatres will appear to enthrall the audience.
Spectators will follow the adventures of a child led by Morpheus into the world of dreams aboard a dream machine. The sequences run along the Avenue des Frères Lumière before the finale at Place Ambroise Courtois. Pyrotechnics, aerial ballet, projections, special effects…