Expo 2020 Dubai has definitely lived up to the hype but we weren’t expecting a fountain to be the star of the show.
The Expo 2020 Dubai Water Feature near the Al Wasl Plaza is quite simply brilliant.
It somehow brings together water, light and fire – and it somehow defies gravity as the water looks like it’s running back up the fountain.
And then there are the six fire spits that light the fountain up in spectacular style.
Oh, and it is soundtracked by tunes written by the Game of Thrones composer. Which is about as cool and contemporary as you can get.
If you haven’t been yet, you can check it out in the video below.
The amazing fountain is the work of Mark Fuller, the CEO and founder of California-based Water Entertainment Technologies (WET).
“We sort of gave the fountain its own legend. The idea was – did the forces of nature [water and fire] coexist in harmony back then during simpler times, or did they fight? This is what we’re trying to answer here,” said Fuller.
And it’s fair to say Mark knows what he’s doing. He’s the man behind the Dubai Fountain as well as dozens of other breath-taking water features across the world.
Incredibly, the Expo fountain is eco-friendly, wasting no water aside from what evaporates during the show.
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