As Disney continues to work on the upcoming Harmonious nighttime spectacular, a second barge has been installed on World Showcase Lagoon. As you can see in the photos below, this barge is identical to the first barge that was installed back in mid-December.
Here’s a look at the second barge, which is just one of four massive LED barges that will support the nighttime spectacular.
Barges are strategically placed to ensure good viewing angles. A poor angle for one barge might be a wonderful view for a different barge.
“Harmonious” will bring to World Showcase Lagoon an innovative toolkit of massive floating set pieces that house a variety of show effects, including custom-built LED panels, choreographed moving fountains, colorful lights, lasers, pyrotechnics and more.
The collective of the barges is referred to as the “compass”, with the center having a “great gravity screen” that is surrounded by four other barges that have giant LED screens as seen in the concept art below.
The show promises to be a beautifully crafted nighttime dreamscape of Disney music and images, reimagined by diverse cultural musicians and artists from around the world. It’s a transformative experience, where we can discover how Disney music has the power to inspire and unite us all. You can catch an early glimpse of concepts for the show now by visiting Walt Disney Imagineering Presents the Epcot Experience, located in the Odyssey Events Pavilion.
Harmonious will debut October 1, 2021 at EPCOT.
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