Fountains of Bellagio

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Singh 1

Shaurya Singh

Prof. Kaye

English M01 A

17th September 2014

Dancing Waters

Whether you are in the sky above Las Vegas or on the Strip, you can always watch the enormous fountains performing elegant musical acrobats. These springs are truly a masterpiece of artistic production with significant design and engineering. It is the most ambitious, choreographically complex water features ever conceived against the beautiful backdrop of Las Vegas' lavender sky. With the performance that rival the most graceful of human motions and a shell that defies categorization, these springs are commonly recognized as the "Fountains of Bellagio" or "Fontane DI Bellagio." The jets have been the setting for countless real-life dramas, love affairs, proposals, weddings- as well as cinematic intrigues, most famously Ocean's 11. It was the dream once seen by the creators of the Bellagio Hotel and WET designs where the company who worked this dream into a reality.

These dancing jets made their introduction on October 15th, 1998 with the song "One Singular Sensation". From that day these fountains run in every fifteen minutes performing on more than fifty classics like Hallelujah, Winter Games, Billie Jean, Fly me to the Moon etc.

These springs are turned up on the Las Vegas Strip, which is likewise the abode of some biggest, and most renowned casinos and hotels like MGM Grand, Paris Paris, Caesars palace, Vdara etc. Every hotel on the Strip is manufactured with extra topics. The parent hotel of these springs is called Bellagio, which is a glass-and-marble homage to the Italian lakefront city of Bellagio. This hotel opened in 1998 at a price of 1.6 billion dollars. The marquee of this albergo have ten celling lamps and portrait of Bellagio city, there are two cast iron lions facing towards the west, which...