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Wrocław Fountain

Wrocław Fountain
General information
Type musical fountain
Architectural style contemporary
Location Wrocław exhibition ground, Wrocław, Poland
Coordinates
Completed June 4, 2009
Owner City Hall Company Ltd. of Wrocław
Dimensions
Other dimensions 1 hectare
Design and construction
Main contractor Gutkowski Company

The Wrocław FountainWrocław Multimedia Fountain, — Polish: Wrocławska Fontanna, is a multimedia musical fountain and ornamental pond in Wrocław, of western Poland. Fountain runs from early May to late October.

Contents

  • Description 1
    • Multimedia show 1.1
  • See also 2
  • External links 3

Description

Wrocław Fountain in daytime, with historic Centennial Hall beyond.
Wrocław Multimedia Fountain illuminated at night during a program.

The Wrocław Fountain is located in the historic Wrocław exhibition ground. It is next to the early modernist Centennial Hall, and encircled within the Wrocław Pergola.

Built in 2009, it is currently one of the largest operating fountains in Europe.

Multimedia show

The 1 hectare (110,000 sq ft) fountain incorporates over 300 jets to create moving-dancing screens of water. They are used, with music and light, by a computerized multimedia program for animated water shows.

The fountain is illuminated at night by 800 computer programmed coloured lights.

Ice skating

When frozen in winter, the Wrocław Fountain becomes a 4,700 square metres (51,000 sq ft) ice skating rink.

See also

External links

  • websiteWrocław FountainOfficial — (Wroclawska Fontanna — in Polish, English)
  • Official city of Wrocław website: the Wrocław Fountain
  • LEDS Magazine — Wrocław Fountain featured
  • Wroclaw:Poland:The.Wroclaw.Fountain.Multimedia.Show.html TripAdvisor: "The Multimedia Show"
Videos
  • YouTube: Wrocławska Fontanna Multimedialna — multimedia visualization.
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