Amazing visual feast: "House of Dancing Water makes debut in Macao

16:28, September 17, 2010      

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An actress impersonating the princess performs ballet during the dancing show "The House of Dancing Water" in Macao, south China, Sept. 15, 2010. The premiere of "The House of Dancing Water" was staged in Macao on Wednesday. The show was performed in a purpose-built theater with the so-called world's largest commercial pool, and installation of 258 automated fountains and 8 elevators that make it possible to convert the aquatic stage to a solid floor. With 77 performers including acrobats, dancers, stuntmen and musicians, the show narrated a legendary story of a princess and a brave stranger fighting against the Serpent Queen. It took 5 years of planning and 2 years of rehearsal to present such a grand dreamlike performance to audiences. (Xinhua/Wang Jianhua)



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