Seville has presented a spectacle of light and sound in three dimensions which aims to bring to the public its past and history, thanks to the interpretation of their heritage mixed with Christmas images on the façade of the Town Hall. This projection has been an initiative of the consistory, which this year has opted to convert the heliopolitan capital in one of the most visited cities during the Christmas holidays.
The past, the history, the culture and heritage of Seville are mixed with the Christmas symbolism with the mapping of light and sound in three dimensions that is finished in the Renaissance façade of the Town Hall in the Plaza de San Francisco. Is is of a show only that has intention playful, didactic and educational, with which the Town Hall has surprised this year to them Seville and that constitutes the dish strong of the programming of the parties.
He show, of some eight minutes of duration, can verse until the day 5 of January of Sunday to Thursday to them 19:00 hours and to them 21:00 hours, and to them 19:00, 20:30 and 21:30 hours them end of week. Mapping newly released video, and it organizes the delegation of city planning in collaboration with the Institute of culture and of the arts of the City Council of Seville (ICAS), is a spectacle of light and sound in three dimensions which aims to bring the public to their past and history thanks to the interpretation of their heritage and with the symbols of Christmas.
The show uses video-mapping technique to explore the history, art, culture and the Christmas tradition of the city. A visual narrative in which poetry, myths and symbols merge for the first time on the facade of the Town Hall of Seville in a unique and novel event incorporating animations in 3D, lighting and a carefully selected soundtrack.
The show has been made by the company in Madrid GPD events. The ability of screening has been achieved through an important technical display, which incorporates 10 projectors Boat with an output of 22,000 lumens each one. It is the first time that creates a spectacle of this character with a didactic and educational, and not merely playful intention, informing facets unpublished the story and art by combining heritage and literature with the symbolism in a cross look. In this sense, the history of the city from its legendary founders, Hercules and Julio Cesar, is reflected using the support of the Renaissance façade of the Town Hall, which is an ode to classical antiquity, reflecting therein its mythical founders.
The construction of the Roman and later almohade wall has a special role, as well as the sword of Fernando III el Santo, who did well water for the thirsty Christian troops, who hoped to reconquer the city and christianize it December 22, 1248, precisely on the eve of Christmas. Is one of them moments of greater intensity of the show supported by the music and the effect shocking of the fall of the flag of Seville with the motto and the emblem of the city, the NO8DO.
From here, the recovery of the Christianity in the city of Seville is staged by hand of the Christian iconography of the modern age, in paintings such as the Virgin and child and the bird of the master of begging, masterpiece of the early Renaissance and emblematic part of the municipal collection; or topics of the Virgin with the child of Murillo, the education of the Virgin of the new Velasquez, discovered in Yale University, or two Santa Justa and Rufina of Francisco Pacheco presented in exclusive world, being a recent contribution to the history of Seville painting. These santas from the master of Velázquez, never before published or presented in public, are compared with the models of female figures of the breaking of glory of the imposition of the chasuble to San Ildefonso in the municipal collection.
The following sequence has a special intimate content because it is dedicated to the innocence, the purity and the naivety of children come to life thanks to a rhyme of Bécquer which gives access to the unique vision of ball glass or bubble stirred by the hand of a child, within which begins to snow as if it were a reminder of traveller.
The last sequence is the most magical and mysterious, as a star runs the entire facade to be at the center of the building. The Wise Men follow and where this is the Mystery or birth where he worships the Child Jesus in a nativity scene that is Luisa Roldan, La Roldana, and is preserved in the Convent of Santa Maria de Jesus arises, being recently identified and studied as a work of the famous sculptor to Charles II and Sevillian of birth and training.
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