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Illuminations: Reflections of Earth

Location:Orlando, Florida, United States
Theme Park:Epcot
Year Built:1999
Indoor or OutdoorOutdoor
Show Location:World Showcase Lagoon
Time(s):Nightly at park close
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Premiered on October 1, 1999 for the Millennium Celebration at Epcot Illuminations: Reflections of Earth became an instant hit. This award-winning nighttime show is performed nightly on the World Showcase Lagoon at Epcot in Walt Disney World Resort. This spectacular nighttime show has won many awards throughout the years, including 2009 Best Outdoor Production Show by Gold Ticket Awards. This 14-minute mesmerizing show features breath-taking fireworks, pyrotechnics, laser lights effects, dramatic fountains, and huge bursts of fire, and the world’s first spherical video system, all to create a visual production, while being accompanied by a high-energy soundtrack.

Disney created 3 unforgettable acts to tell this amazing story when they created Illuminations: Reflections of Earth

Act 1: Chaos: The creation of Earth

Act 2: Order: As the Spherical Video System shows a beautiful peaceful and glowing Earth.

Act 3: Meaning: Watch as the night sky turns into a shimmering kaleidoscope of color and sound.

Illuminations: Reflections of Earth can be viewed anywhere throughout the World Showcase that offers a clear view of the World Showcase Lagoon.