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Edinburgh lights up marking a week to go before St James Quarter opens – New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana 2021-06-22 23:55:56 –

The Edinburgh skyline was filled with dazzling light last night as an incredible illumination marked one week before St. James Quarter officially opened the door.

St. James Quarter will start Phase 1 next week. The new fashion district has been officially welcomed to the city by light shows from some of its most famous landmarks. From Balmoral Castle and Edinburgh Castle to Forceport and EICC, the night sky is illuminated, symbolizing the integration of the latest developments into the city.

With a great location in the heart of Edinburgh, St. James Quarter will be a hub for art, culture, fashion welcoming, culture and lifestyle. Through long-term partnerships with Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh Jazz & Blues, and Edinburgh Science Festival, the opening is set to complement the city’s world-famous cultural offerings and support its vibrant event calendar. It has been.

Inspired by the encounter between the spirit of Arthur’s Seat and structural plates, the light show represents the awakening of St. James Quarter after five years of development. Along with festivals, tourism and cultural facilities throughout the city, the display celebrates connectivity, collecting landmarks throughout Edinburgh’s city centre, all connected to St. James Square.

* Photos are free to use ** St. James Quarter illuminates the Edinburgh skyline

Over 500 luminaires are placed around the ribbon building and come with a soundtrack featuring projection and local sound designer Keith Fortune. The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Mick Hay, located in the center of the stage, 55 meters above the ground, conducted the soundtrack with the unmistakable sound of drums as the laser of light traveled around the city.

Rochelle Weir, Brand and Marketing Director at St. James Quarter, said:

“As the start of Phase 1 approaches, expectations around the city are clear. We bring this feeling to life, connect with other landmarks, businesses and partners in the city, mark and symbolize our opening. We wanted to consolidate our location on the typical Edinburgh skyline.

“Our Phase 1 opening is an important moment in Edinburgh’s history. We are very much looking forward to seeing what is behind this quarter for Edinburgh and beyond. Last night’s exhibition was just the beginning. “



Edinburgh lights up marking a week to go before St James Quarter opens
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